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North Platte, Nebraska

  • Wild West Memorial

    Wild West MemorialAt the entrance of Cody Park, visitors will find the Wild West Memorial. This is near the site of the historic Old Glory Blowout, the first spectator rodeo held in 1882 staged by Buffalo Bill. The Wil...
    Wild West Memorial
  • 20th Century Veteran's Memorial

    20th Century Veteran's MemorialThe 20th Century Veterans' Memorial is a permanent memorial dedicated to and honoring the military men and women of the United States who served their country during the 20th Century. The monument is...
    20th Century Veteran's Memorial

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Fox Theater

The Fox Theater is a fine example of the "Picture Palace," a building type popular in America in the 1920

North Platte, NE National Register

North Platte Area Children's Museum

The North Platte Area Children's Museum is a place for children and parents to enjoy a hands-on experience in learning. The Museum offers visitors a place to experience the wonder of science, technology, culture and the arts in a unique and interactive atmosphere.

North Platte, NE Museums

Golden Spike Tower & Visitor Center

The tower will eventually rise to height of 95 feet above the ground. The main level will be 1,925 square feet and there with be a grand 360 degree view that is fully enclosed. With a second viewing platform 7

North Platte, NE Railroad History

Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard

The long, narrow delta at the forks of the North and South Platte Rivers, populated by wild grasses and bulky bison, had been crossed before - by nomadic Plains Indians, by covered wagons and by the Pony Express.

But in 1866

North Platte, NE Railroad History

Things to do near North Platte, NE