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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

Devil's Nest

Devil's Nest is a designated scenic area noted as a hideout for Jesse James and other famous outlaws. Rumors have it there is still $30,000 in hidden gold buried in the Devils Nest! In your adventure of reaching this point, you will no doubt understand why this was such a good hiding place.

Niobrara, NE

Chief Standing Bear

Ponca Chief Standing Bear merely wanted to fulfill a promise; instead, he became part of one of the West's most famous trials. The Chief's son, like many of his tribe, had taken ill after being forced onto a reservation in Oklahoma. On his deathbed, the son uttered a final wish:

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Mormon Monument

In 1846 Newell Knight, his family, and a company of Mormons left Nauvoo, Illinois to search out a home in the Rocky Mountains. Due to hardships, the group could not go on and they built a fort of log cabins by the Niobrara

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Pilgrim Congregational Church and Manse

Constructed in 1870-71, this building served as both a chapel and a training school. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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