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Platte County Historical Society Museum


category : Museums
Features the complete
1857 log cabin of Frederick Gottschalk, one of Columbus' founders,
turn-of-the-century barbershop, and county school room.


Admission: $2 Adults, 14 and under free.
Hours: Open mid-May until Labor Day, Fri.-Sun., 1-4pm. Open any day for special pre-arranged tours.
Address: 2916 16th St.
Phone: 402-564-2163, or
402-564-6436

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Platte County Historical Society Museum

Features the complete 1857 log cabin of Frederick Gottschalk, one of Columbus' founders, turn-of-the-century barbershop, and county school room.

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