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Visit History! Discover the real places and people of our past at these History Nebraska sites. 





Chimney Rock Museum



Feel the awe and curiosity the pioneers experienced when they saw the most famous landmark on the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails.  



(308) 586-2581


9822 County Rd 75


Bayard, NE 69334


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Neligh Mill State Historic Site



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.



(402)-887-4303​

N Street & Wylie Drive

Neligh, Ne 68756



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Fort Robinson History Center



Explore Fort Robinson’s complex past with exhibits in the 1905 post headquarters building that traces a history that from guarding the Red Cloud Agency (1874-77) through the housing of World War II German POWs (1943-46).



(308) 665-2919​

3200 West Highway 20

Crawford, NE 69339



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Thomas P. Kennard State Historic Site



Built by Nebraska’s first secretary of state, the Kennard House is the oldest remaining building in Lincoln’s original plat. Victorian furnishings and exhibits interpret life in a new capital in a new state.



(402)-471-4445

1627 H St

Lincoln, NE 68502



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John G. Neihardt State Historic Site



The Neihardt Center features exhibits and a library of works by and about Nebraska Poet Laureate John G. Neihardt. It is open daily, year-round and is open for group tours and special hours by appointment.



(402)-648-3388

306 W Elm St.

Bancroft, NE 68004



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Senator George Norris State Historic Site



Norris spent over forty years in the U.S. Congress, fighting to make life better for common people. This humble house in McCook served as his home base from 1902 to 1944.



(308)-345-8484

706 Norris Ave

McCook, NE 69001



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Nebraska History Museum



12,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past.



(402) 471-4782

131 Centennial Mall North

Lincoln, NE 68508



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Nebraska Historical Marker Program



Our Historical Markers across the state highlight fascinating moments and places in our state’s past, helping communities recognize the people, places, and events significant on the local, state, and national level.



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