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Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer

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Address: 3133 West US Highway 34, Grand Island, NE 68801
Phone Number: 308-385-5316
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Great for homeschoolers

We love this living history museum. they offer classes for kids in classes around the state and they are more than happy to include homeschoolers. The staff dress in period... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Western Massachusetts
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95 reviews 95 reviews
15 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the Stuhr Museum today, and it was a pretty disappointing experience. The outdoor buildings (the Railroad Village) are closed until May 1st, and the main building is closed for renovations until July of 2015. There is only one building, the Fonner Rotunda, with Native American and Old West artifacts, that is open. Some of those artifacts are interesting,... More 

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Hastings
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We love this living history museum. they offer classes for kids in classes around the state and they are more than happy to include homeschoolers. The staff dress in period costumes and play the roles well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Check their website before going. Main building and kids corner closed for construction until July 2015.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Stuhr Museum is a great place to get a feel for life on the great plains in the 1880's and 1890's. Lots of buildings and the old town give a great atmosphere and chance to learn and experience a time that is incredibly important to Nebraska.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A nice place to visit once, however they were not very friendly. My daughter's class was going and my wife was going to join my daughter which the school told her would be fine. Once my wife arrived they refused to let my wife in and claimed they were full capacity (which was not true). My daughter's teacher asked why... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tells of the history of the area. very well informed people who work there and maintain the property. Well worth the time and well priced for all family

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Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

it was awesome . my family learned and had fun at the same time. it is cool we learned about the past . the kids love social studies now !

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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202 reviews 202 reviews
47 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

this place is about early prairie history. it depicts the life on the plains. they have, really put a lot into getting some historic buildings on this site, from, mostly the 1800's. they do have a gift shop here, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I love history!! I live watching my son grow up learning more and more about "the olden days" as we call it. We visit the museum often for all events!! A must go!!! Worth a drive and a few bucks!!!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been to Stuhr twice, passing through in the middle of the summer but I wouldd love to make it for an event. Welcoming guides and very knowledgeable. (Don't miss the blacksmith!). Great attention to detail in the restoration and furnishing of the buildings. As a bonus, their cafe is always open with food available on the grounds at... More 

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