Platte County Historical Society Museum

Exhibits include military memorabilia, Platte County history and community displays.
2916 16th Street | Columbus, NE | (402) 564-1856

Columbus Arts Council Gallery

The gallery houses visual arts exhibitions that rotate about every 4-6 weeks showcasing local, regional, and national showing artists.

2500 14th Street, Ste 2B | Columbus, NE |402-563-1016

Andrew Jackson Higgins National Memorial

Memorial includes replica of the famous Higgins boat, three bronze soldiers, World Trade Center steel sculpture
located at Pawnee Park | Columbus, NE

Quincentenary Belltower

Pawnee Park | Columbus, NE

The belltower is a lasting monument to the community’s celebration of the Quincentenary, the 500th Anniversary of Columbus’ first voyage to the new world.  The bells toll every 15 minutes.

Corps of Discovery Welcome Center

On the Lewis and Clark Trail
Crofton, NE | (402) 667-6557

Lewis and Clark Wayside Exhibit

Commemorates the historic discovery and provides a breathtaking view of the Missouri River.
Cottonwood Cove Park from Highway 77, turn east on Highway 35 into town, continue on Broadway to 14th Street, then south on Hickory | Dakota City, NE | (402) 987-3448

City Park and Centennial Garden

Features a bronze sculpture by noted artist Herb Mignery.
Elgin, NE

Fort Atkinson State Historical Park

Fort Atkinson State Historical Park – Website

Living history demonstrations take place on the first weekend of each month from May to October.
One mile east of Highway 75 at 7th and Madison Streets, visitor center and interpretive facilities | Fort Atkinson, NE | (402) 468-5611

201 S 7th St. | Fort Calhoun, NE 68023

Washington County Historical Museum

Fort Atkinson, NE | (402) 468-5740

Louis E. May Museum

This beautiful 25-room mansion built by Fremont’s first mayor, Theron Nye, is a wonderful setting for a light brunch or a fine dining experience. Other options may include a formal high-tea or hors d’oeuvres and a wine tasting event. This historical venue has a beautiful lawn and garden setting suited for a variety of outdoor experiences.
1643 North Nye Ave | Fremont, NE | (402) 721-4515