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Nebraska Prairie Museum

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Stumbled Into A Treasure!!!

What a wonderful, very well done museum! Huge! Plan several hours if you really want to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ivins, Utah
What a find!

While traveling Highway 183, on our way home from our Vacation this past summer, we "stumbled... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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N. Hwy 183, Holdrege, NE 68949-0164
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful, very well done museum! Huge! Plan several hours if you really want to see everything. The displays are so well done and informative. Outstanding exhibits and storyboards. Textiles, furniture, toys, cars, etc. Amazing!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While traveling Highway 183, on our way home from our Vacation this past summer, we "stumbled across" The Nebraska Prairie Museum. It's right there "on the Prairie," in a quaint little town called Holdrege. If you are ever out Highway 183, you should stop there-you...More

Thank esherrin
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This museum is definitely larger on the inside than it looks! Quite the displays of area artifacts. Loved the town street feel of the back area in the main building. The display for the Camp Atlanta area was very well done. Nice mix of historic...More

Thank Mbv9415
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

A free , donation only museum, it is the absolute place to stop if you have any interest in the history of agriculture, the tools used etc etc. the history of the WWII German prisoners and how they filled the void for labor during WWII...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Lots to see. Plan on a couple of hours. The military exhibits were very interesting. Everything was well displayed. Lots of farm and family collectibles. The staff was very friendly and had lots of fun information

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This was not what we were expecting. $5 requested donation. Place didn’t feel very clean. Kinda a flea-market feel. They had a nice military section, though.

Thank John S
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Holdredge to search for information about my grandparents and great grandmother who lived in Holdredge in the 1950s-80s. The staff member onsite was very helpful in helping me find a few things, and she was not even the on-site genealogist! I intend...More

Thank themanymoores
Reviewed July 15, 2018

It is set up in a great way with a variety of areas for rural life and also a huge collection of mounts from hunting around the world. The WWII collection is outstanding.

Thank Holdrege
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This place was such a surprise! So much more then we expected! We had family of all ages from Grandma, teens, down to a three year old and we all had a great time!

Thank cervanteskelsey
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were impressed the moment we approached this museum. The grounds are lovely.... well landscaped. The buildings look freshly painted and/or new. We continued to be amazed as we explored the displays inside the large buildings. Everything was clean and tastefully displayed. One section is...More

Thank Pam S
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