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Niobrara Museum


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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

Ponca Tribe Marker

This has been the homeland of the Ponca Indians since earliest recorded history. In 1866, the Federal government signed the treaty of Fort Laramie, which transferred the land to the Sioux without the permission of the Ponca. Treaties made with the government in 1856

Niobrara, NE Historical Markers

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

Niobrara Valley Golf Course

This nine-hole course with grass greens was built on the old town site. Carts available for rent.

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Gavins Point Dam

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Outdoor Mural

This 140 ft. mural on the north side of the museum building was painted by Keith Knutson of Niobrara and Blane Berg of Verdel. It was funded by the Historical Society and represents approximately 200 years of history from Lewis & Clark days to the

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