We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
This recreated sod house presents a very good idea of what life was like for homesteaders on the Prairie . Seeing one in person sure beats looking at historical photos. If you are in the area, stop by!
This site is right off Hwy 80, so it'll just take a minute to get there if you're passing by. A nice look back at the past that'll make you appreciate the creature comforts we take for granted now. That was some tough living!
We almost missed going through Nebraska, but the visit to this sod house was incredible. We were fortunate that Sues (sp?) was the docent that day and she was full of historical information about the times and the family who owned the house. The current...More
Spent an hour here and loved it. Cute gift shop with a great history museum in there. Interesting sod house and barbed wire sculptures. Donation based. Great woman working there (didn’t get her name but she told us she was 85). Loved her!!
You might think that the grass is greener on the other side of Nebraska, but if you miss this gem, you'll be green with envy. The Sod House will uproot your expectations of what a museum can be. Easily one of the seven wonders of...More
A bit difficult to find as it hides among gas stations behind a small Restaurant. Sadly it was already closed for the winter season - on 9sep ?? - so I could only see it from outside. Would have loved to bist.
We walked over from the hotel, found and interesting women who let us walk around and see t "museum" and sod house.
Good location just off of I 80 and next to the Platte River.
Helps give us some idea of how hard people worked...More
This was so close to our hotel we couldn't pass it up. I really enjoyed it. The lady working inside knew her history and did a fantastic job giving us the low down even when I said we were just passing quickly through. Cute little...More
This is a great stop! The lady on duty was very informative and able to answer our questions. It's a small museum but very interesting. The sod house was set up like it would have been originally. Also has Barb wire sculptures if a buffalo...More