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Pierson Wildlife Museum Learning Center. 150 Displays of big game trophies harvested all over the world by Dr. Kenneth Pierson. Included is a vast library that shows numerous first editions written by President Theodore Roosevelt and by Henry Morton Stanley. 205 East 5th Street. Open Wed-Sun, 1-5 pm, or by appt. (402)887-4212 or (402)887-4447

Consists of a Jail Museum, a replica log cabin and the Pioneer Church. Learn the story of the White Buffalo Girl from the Ponca Trail of Tears, and learn about Shade On, the pacer horse who rose from a foal with a broken leg to national prominence on the track. 410 L St. Summer hrs: Tue-Sat 1-5pm, Winter hrs: Wed-Fri 1-5pm. (402)887-5010. www.antelopecountymuseum.org

Three miles west of town on Highway 12 | Newcastle, NE

Exhibits artifacts from the area.
It is open Memorial Day-Labor Day, Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday 1-3 p.m., or by appointment, (402) 857-3609. Includes many exhibits relating to automobiles, farms and local history. Upper Missouri River Float Trip, offered mid-May through September.
Niobrara, NE | (402) 857-3794 or (402) 857-3546

Located one mile west and ½ mile south of Niobrara.
Niobrara, NE

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sunday-Monday. Johnny Carson, King of Late Night, Lueshen Bird library with over 1,000 research books, restored cabin, one-room school house, research center and Children’s Discovery Zone.
515 Queen City Boulevard | Norfolk, NE | (402) 371-3886
www.elkhornvalleymuseum.org

Open Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 12-5 p.m., closed holidays. Rotating exhibits from national and local artists.
305 North 5th Street | Norfolk, NE | (402) 371-7199
www.norfolkartscenter.org

631 Chestnut Street | North Bend, NE

This museum of Swedish memorabilia features numerous programs and year-round activities
North Main Street and Highway 79 | North Bend, NE

301 North Charde Avenue | Oakland, NE | (402) 685-5146 or (402) 685-5095