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Fort Sidney Museum

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Nice Local History

I have visited the museum several times. My favorite time to visit is the DAY AFTER THANKGIVING... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Sidney, Nebraska
Fort Sidney

It was an interesting stop with some good info but the locals kept advising me to call first as the... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2016
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

There is not much left (three buildings) of Fort Sidney but that is not unusual about these Western Forts which were needed for a time and then were abandoned, sold, or torn down to use elsewhere. The three remaining buildings are in a residential neighborhood...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

We stopped here while killing time on our trip. What a pleasant surprise! The amount of artifacts is amazing. The curator was full of information and took us on a tour of the museum and the post commander's house. The time period items were very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Teresa P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have visited the museum several times. My favorite time to visit is the DAY AFTER THANKGIVING, that evening they offer tours of this and the Post Commanders home. It is a wonderful way to spend time with family.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank NebraskaGirl39
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this piece of history! The volunteer was full of information and very friendly. We were glad we took the time to stop.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank kloverfield
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Nice little local museum with some wonderful artifacts and great volunteers. Walter Reed was stationed here.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DowneastCornhusker
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

It was an interesting stop with some good info but the locals kept advising me to call first as the hours were unpredictable. Still worth it.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank dsiefkes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Well curated and nice friendly staff/volunteers. I have been twice and around Christmas the rooms are decorated and they do candle light tours.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This museum is more on the history of Cheyenne County and the people who have lived in the county than it is of the Fort. I found the exhibits to be interesting, well-curated and well organized. The staff person came around occasionally to ask if...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank PlainsWoman
Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Lots of artifacts and info in this museum. The volunteers who operate this museum display a good history of the area. Be sure to check out the Fort Comanders home a short walk down the street. Furnished with authentic period furniture.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Steve B
Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Great little museum to spend an hour in. Concise history of Fort Sidney. Great little museum to spend an hour in. Concise history of Fort Sydney. Friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. The exhibits are each decorated for Christmas by local volunteers. Walk over to the Fort...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Maryellen B
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