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Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters, Omaha

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Witness glimpses of the great "Mormon Migration" as you walk beside a covered wagon, pull a handcart, climb in the bunks on a steam ship, and imagine a railroad journey. Exhibits also explore the expulsion from Nauvoo, crossing Iowa, and temporary settlements in the Middle Missouri Valley, including Winter Quarters. Located adjacent to the Mormon Pioneer Cemetery dating from 1846 to 1848.

This page is sponsored and maintained by the Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is intended to provide helpful information about this visitors' center. This page is not intended as an official statement of any views or policies of the Church. For further information about the Church, please visit mormon.org.
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  • I had heard about the challenges faced by Mormons in the mid-19th century as they were pushed from one community to another due to religious persecution. The visit to this museum helped me to fill in ...  more »
  • The museum is based to the north of downtown in the historic Florence area. There is plentiful parking outside and admission is free. You are met on the way in and we were invited to watch a film abou...  more »
  • On a recent road trip across the country, we stopped at Winter Quarters. We loved our short visit at this historical site on the Mormon Trail. We always learn something new about LDS Church History wh...  more »
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  • Wonderful, quiet atmosphere. Very informative and the missionaries there are willing to answer all questions. The exhibit is very well done and helps me understand better what the pioneers went through.
  • My kids loved this pit stop on vacation! Fascinating exhibits really help you to understand the difficulties pioneers endured. Beautiful artwork. Amazing sculptures. Very friendly guides.
  • Loved very minute I was there. Very helpful people.
  • Its great to see some of the artifacts from our past. Faith and history together.
  • Very interesting exhibits in the museum, and a nice atmosphere by the monument across the street. Beautiful environment.