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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. 


June 27, 2017
10:00am to 11:00am

Hour at the Museum Story Hour

A Prairie Boy’s Summer by William Kurelik

August 7, 2017
12:00pm to 12:15pm

Noon Bites

The horse revolutionized the lifestyle of many tribes of the Plains. Join Nolan Johnson, NSHS Highway Archeologist, to...

October 2, 2017
12:00pm to 12:15pm

Noon Bites

Carter Hulinksy, Media Technician at Lincoln High School and Cold War aficionado will talk about the Cold War Civil...

Yearly memberships start at $32

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