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Stuhr Museum

Experience the authentic lifestyle of America's prairie heritage at one of the nation's top ten Living History museums ... Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer!


Stuhr Museum is located on 200 acres of beautiful Nebraska prairie. Visitors of all ages will discover outdoor fun, enjoy indoor exhibits participate in seasonal hands-on activities, and become thoroughly charmed by a way of life right out of America's past. The history of the early prairie town builders is celebrated at every turn from the majestic Stuhr building with its year-round pioneer displays, galleries, and Museum Shop to the seasonal 1890s Railroad Town featuring costumed historical interpreters, working businesses, and shops. Visitors find opportunities to explore our country's rich heritage and central Nebraska's proud past.



Address: Junction U>S> 281 & 34 - P.O. Box 1505, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802
Phone: (308) 385-5316
Our Website:www.stuhrmuseum.org

May 1 - Mid-October
Adults .......................................$7.25
Senior Adults (60+)...................$6.50
Youth (Ages 7-12)....................$4.00
Children 6 & Under...................$Free

October 16 - April 30
Adults ......................................$4.25
Senior Adults............................$3.75
Youth (Ages 7-12)...................$2.00
Children 6 & Under..................$Free

Discounts available for AAA members.

May 1 - Mid-October
9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. daily

October 16 - April 30
9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday through Saturday
1:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. Sunday

The hours of individual buildings, shops and exhibits may vary.

Come visit us in Grand Island, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Soldiers Memorial

Located on the South lawn of the Courthouse the memorial reads, "IN MEMORY OF THE DEFENDERS OF OUR COUNTRY, 1861-1865 and the Spanish American War, 1898-1900"

Erected by the city of Grand Island, 1913

Grand Island, NE Memorials

Mormon Island State Recreation Area

Named for the winter stopover used by Mormon emigrants heading westward, Mormon Island State Recreation Area still offers comfort and conveniences to campers and other travelers on Interstate 80, as part of Nebraska's unique "Chain of Lakes."

In 1884-85

Grand Island, NE RECREATION

Central Nebraska Ethnic Festival

Join us at this two-time award winning Ethnic Festival in the downtown Grand Island on the weekend of July 27-29. Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of the world, all in one location as we celebrate our ethnic diversity. You too, can celebrate your ethnic heritage

Grand Island, NE FESTIVALS

Fort O.K. Cannon

The cannon located on the South lawn of the Courthouse is dated 1853 and with the forged stamp of AMES CO. FOUNDERS, CHICOPEE, MASS.

"This cannon was left at Fort O.K. August 22, 1865 by Major J.R. Curtis 'for the protection of the settlement against attack by Hostile Indians'."

Grand Island, NE Landmarks

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

Evangelische Lutherische Dreinenigkeit Kirche - National Register of Historic Places

Plans for the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church were adopted in 1890, but construction did not begin until 1894

Grand Island, NE Historic Churches

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