Legacy of the Plains Museum
Located on the Oregon Trail, the Legacy of the Plains Museum features an impressive collection of pioneer and early community artifacts, antique tractors, and farm implements; an 80-acre working farm; historic farmstead structures; and striking views of Scotts Bluff National Monument. Come live the timeless stories of the Nebraska prairie.
Backstory and Context
The Legacy of the Plains Museum's main gallery opened in September 2016. The main gallery consists of seven themes, ranging from ranching to local art. There are many interactive activities for visitors to enjoy, regardless of their age. There's also a blacksmith shop, an annex with historic farm equipment and machinery, and a 1930s/1950s restored homestead house. The museum sits on 80 farmed acres and celebrates an annual Harvest Festival, among other annual activities.