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The Nebraska History Museum's Last Tour

Last week, two of the Nebraska History Museum's docents made a bit of history. As they each led a group of elementary school students through exhibits focused on the First Nebraskans and Building the State, they gave the very last school group tours that would be offered in the Museum prior to its closure for renovation. It's the end of an era, but the newly renovated Museum (which has a planned reopening in 2016) will be even more valuable for generations of Nebraskans to come.

Nebraska History Museum-on-the-Move Offers Programs Around Town

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"The Ugliest Artifact I’ve Ever Seen"

Museum artifacts can be beautiful.  Museum artifacts can be plain.  Plain museum artifacts can sometimes represent ugly ideas.  It is rare, however, to come across a museum artifact that is, in actuality, literally ugly.  Ah, but we’ve found one!  Thanks to staff member Dale Bacon, who is our go-to-guy for all things weird, spooky, or paranormal, and his sleuthing, the Society is now the proud owner of one of the ugliest artifacts I’ve ever seen.

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