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Overland Trail Museum, Sterling

Categories: History Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
For over 75 years visitors have enjoyed a step back in time when they visit the Overland Trail Museum. Extensive exhibits include pioneer history, Native American artifacts and antique farm equipment. Historic buildings include two barns, a general store, a prairie school, church, barbershop, 1915 stone block house, a caboose and a boxcar depot.
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  • This is such a beautiful musem. I have no idea how such a small town could afford to have created such a world-class historical park. American Pickers would love this place! 
  • For a small museum, this is a must visit. Great period displays, buildings, farm equipment, etc. They also have a very nice petroleum history building. Property also includes an old home, chapel, scho...  read more »
  • Knowledgable staff + well done displays in several lovely buildings. Very reasonable price of just $3 for adults 
  • It's always fun to visit here. And the Founders/July 4th celebrations are REALLY busy! Stop by and check it out. Learn about some local history and check out all of the buildings. The tannery is located at the rear & upstairs of the barn.
  • We really, really loved this place. 2 adults and 3 kids 6 and under. It costs a little bit of money now and its not ftee...but it was worth it. Lots of historic buildings and my little bit lived the old time gas station and gas pumps the best. The interactive museum in the back was also fun. I will definitely recommend, especially over the Pioneer Village in Minden, NE. This is comparative too that but way better.