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Niobrara Museum

Included in the displays and items of our interesting past in the museum are:



  • Collections of items from Niobrara and surrounding area

  • Documents of the three Niobrara towns' activities

  • Items with advertisement of past businesses, school days, country store, home living

  • Church area

  • Niobrara trophies

  • Many farm items

  • Large wire display

  • Family history files

  • Special display of three Sage brothers lost at sea

  • Microfilm reader and microfilm of Niobrara newspapers from late 1800's to present

  • Hand painted mural on outside wall of the museum depicting 200 years of history in one
    picture from Lewis & Clark times to the present

  • Masonic Temple and Eastern Star memorabilia displayed

  • Veterans area display

  • Hood ornament collection



Admission: Donations accepted
Hours: Open Memorial Day to Labor Day - Saturday 10-3 p.m., Sunday 1-3 p.m., and
Address: 254-2 Park Avenue
Phone: 402-857-3609

Come visit us in Niobrara, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Church of Our Most Merciful Savior

Built in 1884, this one story church with board and batten siding is the only surviving Episcopal mission in the county. Services are still conducted with a beautifully wood finished interior. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Priest in Charge - Fr. David Hussey

Niobrara, NE Historic Churches

Sage Brothers Memorial

The Sage Brothers Memorial plaque was originally placed at the entrance to Sage Brothers Memorial Field. In 1999 it was moved to downtown Niobrara, just north of the Niobrara Mall.

Niobrara, NE Memorials

National Register Sites in Knox County

Bloomfield - Pospeshil Theater (1906): Elaborate pressed tin ceiling, fanciful woodwork.

- Carnegie Library: Being transformed into a museum. 402-373-4771

Center - Knox County Courthouse (1935

Niobrara, NE National Register

Niobrara Museum

Included in the displays and items of our interesting past in the museum are:

  • Collections of items from Niobrara and surrounding area
  • Documents of the three Niobrara towns' activities
  • Niobrara, NE Museums

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Gavins Point Dam, part of the 1944 Pick-Sloan Plan, plays an important role in the successful operation of the six main stem dams and reservoirs on the Upper Missouri River Basin. The dam was completed in 1957 at a cost of $51 million.

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