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

Your membership supports all History Nebraska 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 History Nebraska 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 History Nebraska.

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. 

Learn more about volunteering.

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

Please contact us if you have items you might share. 


October 25, 2018
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Night at the Archives

Most of our collections sit outside of public view in special storage spaces. On October 25, we're throwing open the...

October 28, 2018
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Pedal to Pioneers Park

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Due to the chance for snow on October 14th, we have rescheduled the bike tour for October 28th....

November 15, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brown Bag Lecture - Unexpected Union: Two Fam...

Historian Gail Blankenau will explore the experiences of two men — one American and one German — who fought in the...

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