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Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters, Omaha
(4.6/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We hadn't been here for over 10 years. Thoroughly enjoyed the return visit. They have their gingerbread display up on the lower level right now. Not alot of change in the years since I've been here. E...  more »
  • Visiting the cemetery and museum gives one a much greater appreciation of the stamina of those who traveled into new territory in the developing areas of the United States. And one doesn't have to be ...  more »
  • This is a very high-quality museum; we saw things we never expected to see, such as an original copy of Lansford Hasting's dastardly publication on the Oregon Trail. As it is a Mormon-owned and operat...  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.