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Ways to become a part of Nebraska history

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Help tell the many stories of Nebraska’s past. Become a member!

Your membership supports all NSHS programs and Nebraska History magazine. You’ll also enjoy discounts, free sites admission, and special events as well as the quarterly Nebraska History News

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Make a cash donation to help us acquire, preserve, and interpret Nebraska’s history. Gifts to the NSHS help leave a legacy and may help your taxes, too!

The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation is a 501(C3) not-for-profit corporation that also accepts gifts. 

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Volunteers are the heroes of NSHS.

So much history, so little time! Your work helps us share access to Nebraska’s stories at our museums and sites, the reference room, and online.

Fascinating pieces of the past are yours to share via NSHS Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Post a photo of your visit, research, or family treasure! And please recommend us to friends.

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Call us before you clean out that attic! Your Nebraska family’s photographs, letters, diaries, documents, home movies, tape recordings, video tapes, and artifacts can help tell our state’s stories.

Please contact us if you have items you might share. 


April 28, 2018
1:00pm to 3:30pm

Nebraska History Bike Tour


Register online now!

Put on your helmet and join us for a bike tour of The Bottoms in...

May 4, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebra...


Join us at the Nebraska History Museum for a FREE special after-hours event celebrating Asian Pacific American...

May 17, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Susette and Susan La Flesche: Two Sisters Who...


One crusaded tirelessly for Native American citizenship rights. The other became America's first Native doctor....

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