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April 11th - May 6th

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts

Presenting a new exhibit, Immutable Time: paintings by Barbara Simcoe. Gallery reception will be held April 21st from 5:00pm until 7:00pm and coincides with our Third Thursday Open Studio event

April 20th

New Cristy Minstrels visiting Nebraska City

There will be a coffee reception at Central Apple Market beginning at 3:30pm

April 29th - November 1st

Nebraska City Museums' Residents Program

All resident of Nebraska City (68410 zip code) receive free admission to all museums with the exception of Arbor Lodge. This program is made possible through a grant from LB-840

April 29th - May 1st

The Civil War Veterans Museum

Offering "Dress like a Soldier" activity during Arbor Day Weekend

April 30th

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum Historical Marker Unveiling

There will be a reception and dedication of the new State Historical Marker for the Kregel Windmill Company factory building from 3:00pm until 5:00pm. Refreshments and free admission to the museum will be available during the event

May 1st

Otoe County Museum of Memories in Syracuse

The Otoe County Museum of Memories will open for the season. There are several new permanent exhibits on display as well as a temporary exhibit on women's undergarments

May 1st

Wildwood Historic Center

Fun Family Activities event from 1:00pm until 4:00pm as part of the Arbor Day weekend festivities. Includes a magic show, face painting, make-and-take pottery, a petting zoo, and music. There will also be a fan display, featuring hand-fans from a number of the different museums, in the Wildwood House during Arbor Day Weekend.

June 11th

Old Freighter' Museum

Annual "Trails West Day" from 10am to 4pm

June 11th

Wildwood Historic Center

40th Anniversary Event: times and activities TBA

June 18th

River Country Nature Center

Annual "Youth Fishing Clinic" from 8am to 12pm. More information to come.


Kregel Windmill Factory Museum


River Country Nature Center


Wildwood House


Old Freighter's Museum


Nelson House


Mayhew Cabin


Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting


Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Center


Otoe County Museum of Memories


Civil War Museum

The Nebraska City Museum Association was organized in August 2001.The purpose of the Museum Association is to coordinate the efforts of established Museums as well as other Museums that might be established in Otoe County, Nebraska so that all museums in the county might be better utilized by citizens of the community as well as visitors. The Association provides professional museum consultation to the museums in regard to long range planning, capital improvements, fund development, exhibition planning, educational program planning, and collection management. It also promotes the awareness of the museums in the county and encourages increased usage.