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Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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very interesting and eduacational

this is a great place to visit... go see it and enjoy The kids will love and adults will enjoy... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Ileine B
Excellent Museum

We arrived late on a very hot day, and went directly to Railroad Town. I sat in the shade at the... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
San Rafael, CA
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“main building”(37 reviews)
“living history”(13 reviews)
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3133 W US Highway 34, Grand Island, NE 68801-7485
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All reviews railroad town main building living history general store earth lodge old west farm equipment small town step back in time lots of history post office old cars rail road great place to visit nice collection hat maker rose garden
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

this is a great place to visit... go see it and enjoy The kids will love and adults will enjoy seeing all the autos and vehicles they have.. Amazing place..

Thank Ileine B
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We were there about 10 years ago. It was great back then...all the buildings and shops in railroad town were open and staffed, lots of people around, great museum! This time, it seemed to be showing it's age some - pavement breaking up, some of...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We arrived late on a very hot day, and went directly to Railroad Town. I sat in the shade at the Silver Dollar Cafe, drinking a cold lemonade, while my daughters and granddaughter toured the buildings. Their favorites were the old houses furnished in early...More

1  Thank margie1928
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We did not plan on spending all day here but you really could! This would be a great place to visit with kids for the day with a picnic. Lots of room to wander and a wonderful pioneer age village to wander through with people...More

1  Thank Denise S
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice museum that takes you back to the late 19th century. Great displays, an old west town with 19th century homes you can walk through and a wide variety of antique tractors, farm equipment, and automobiles. Would recommend anyone looking for a...More

1  Thank jdkrup77
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Stuhr Museum. All the exhibits were great! We enjoyed walking around at Railroad Town. The Silver Dollar Cafe was a great place to enjoy a cold soda after enjoying all the buildings.

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

This is a wonderful place to learn about life on the prairie...something that sadly many children will never get to learn about. From interactive docents in the old prairie town to an old Union Pacific engine, passenger car and caboose, it's a great place to...More

1  Thank mgalex
Reviewed June 30, 2018

This museum exceeded our expectations. We were on a two-family vacation which included 4 children (ages 15, 11,11, and 8). Everyone adult and child alike enjoyed the museum. It was super hot the day we were there so we did not spend as much time...More

2  Thank Cooperton
Reviewed June 25, 2018

An outstanding museum where you can immerse yourself in 19th century life. Plan to spend most of a day here. Very helpful staff and lots of things for kids to see and explore.

2  Thank willams6
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Most exhibits do not open until 10am. We walked around and looked at the train and Indian earth house. At 10 we headed over to the railway town. The tinsmith and woodworker interpreters were excellent. They took the time to show the kids a lot...More

2  Thank Travelingw6
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June 4, 2018|
Response from ourtrips2011 | Reviewed this property |
Contact info. 308 385-5315. Lots of activities and special events. . Hope you find this information helpful
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Response from 712larryk | Reviewed this property |
$7.00 each for seniors. Great value.
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May 31, 2015|
Response from Tanja C | Reviewed this property |
It depends. This Museum consists of several parts. So if you want to see it all, I would definitely plan to be there from open to close. They're open from 9-5 Monday through Saturday. Outbuildings open a bit later, but you... More