Neligh Mill State Historic Site

At the Neligh Mill the daily grind resulted in a useful product: flour.

Sift through the story of milling in Nebraska and tour a mill with its original 1880s equipment still intact! The Neligh Mill is a surviving reminder of the grist mills that once dotted Nebraska's landscape. Explore the mill, restored mill office, reconstructed flume and penstock, and the remains of the mill dam. Museum displays explain the history of the Neligh Mill and provide information about other water-powered mills once located throughout Nebraska and the Midwest.  


Neligh Mill

Neligh Mill

Open Monday, May 28, Memorial Day from 10:00am-5:00-pm

Regular hours Friday, May 26 through Labor Day:

10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday – Saturday

1:00am-5:00pm Sundays


September- May

10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-5:00pm Monday – Friday


Closed all state holidays in the off season

Old photo of a group of mill workers

Celebrate Nebraska's Sesquicentennial with FREE ADMISSION at Neligh Mill State Historic Site!
Admission fees at sites statewide are waived for NSHS members. Blue Star Museum program for active military families offers free admission at all sites Memorial Day-Labor Day.

Mark your calendars for

Old Mill Days, July 4th
Neligh Mills Fall Festival, 1st Saturday after Labor Day

Neligh Mill

Tours are available year round.

Group rates available. 

Please call ahead to make reservations. 


N Street at Wylie Drive

Neligh, Nebraska

Old photo of Neligh Mill

Neligh Mill State Historic Site

PO Box 271

Neligh, Ne 68756-0271


Image of flour sacks at Neligh Mill

Flour Facts

Neligh Mills was one of the largest flour mills in Nebraska with a peak production of 98,000 pounds of flour per day from 1900 to 1920. The Depression of the 1930s forced many Nebraska mills to close, but Neligh Mills was resilient and survived.

Gold Medal flour was produced at the mill until May of 1940 when General Mills paid the mill $5,000 to become be the sole owner of the brand name. See an original Neligh Mills Gold Medal Flour sack on display at the mill today.

Photo: Bags of Gold Medal flour stacked in Neligh Mill warehouse, 1909

Yearly memberships start at $32

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