Legacy of the Plains Museum, Gering

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#22 of 39 in Museums in Nebraska
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  • We were fortunate to visit this museum right after the eclipse on August 21, 2017. First off, the folks running the place and accommodating visitors there for the eclipse were very friendly. They had ...  more »
  • We went to the Museum by chance (having mistaken the visitor center of the national park) and we have not regretted. There are all the furniture of the nineteenth and twentieth century (pioneer wagons, agricultural machine...). Some sections are prehistoric tools and of course tents and Indian objects. Bravo for this provision and conservation work. Don't miss:-the Indian ship in the form of nut (leather)-shell - the quilts: on gorgeous beds of the XIX century - the room of the maps (the limits of the States have often changed). -the history of the woman doctor who commutes ranches with his cart. She was venerated throughout the country! Allow at least an hour of visit or two.
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  • . I've visited many museums and this one is one of the best. Plan on at least a hour or two. I was disappointed in their gift shop. I like to take home something to remember the area I'm visiting but ...  more »
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  • This is a very interesting museum about the history of the area. I enjoyed it while in Nebraska for the Eclipse 2017. The kids enjoyed the exhibits and the audio and interactive portions were well done and in good repair. Definitely go and visit if you are in the area. It is worth the money.
  • Great interactive museum suited for both kids and adults. $10 admission priced seems high but after experiencing the museum I would say the price is worth it. The ear buds provided didn't really seem necessary except for one of the places the rest mainly just provided music for the short video clips. Kids activities may have used the ear buds more. The video viewing rooms were a great touch such as hearing Indian history while standing in a teepee and gazing into the fire pit. Highly recommend this stop!
  • I cannot begin to express my excitement when I saw how much had been done. It made my day. As I was walking through I saw the covered wagon which was carved by my father, John McLellan Sr. Warmed my heart. Thank you too all that participated to make and bring this place alive. I truly thank you!!!
  • Very interesting! Great procession of history in this area! Varied displays interspersed w interactive ones make a very impressive museum!
  • So many updates and additions have been added, and the volunteers are fantastic. One of the must-sees of the area.

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