Notice: Museum Re-opening

The Plainsman Museum's Main Building will be re-opening to the public on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 under the guidance of the most recent directives from the Center for Disease Control and the Central District Health Department.

As directed by the CDC and Central District Health Department, we are asking that visitors support the museum staff and volunteers in the following changes:

  • If you feel sick or have a fever, please do not visit the Plainsman Museum.

  • Please wear a cloth or medical mask, particularly if you are in contact with others where it is difficult to maintain a 6-foot distance.

  • Please maintain at least 6 feet between yourself and other visitors, staff or volunteers not in your party.

  • A plexiglass barrier has been added to the admissions desk.

  • Wash your hands and use the hand sanitizer station upon entering and leaving the building.

 HOURS

Tuesday - Friday.................... 9 am - 4 pm

Saturday ................................ 9 am - 2 pm

Closed Sundays and Mondays

* Closed July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

 ADMISSIONS

Adults..................................................    $7.00
Senior Citizens (age 60+)..................     $5.00
Students (age 5 - 17).........................      $4.00
Under 5................................................    Free

 

  • AAA Discount $1 off!

  • We are a Blue Star Museum - military families with ID get in free Memorial Day through Labor Day!

  • Reciprocal benefits for NARM members:

    • Standard daytime admission for membership holder(s)

    • Standard daytime admission for children/grandchildren under the age of 18

    • 25% discount for additional guests

  • Group Admissions Available

  • Schools Welcome!

 

To Schedule a Tour:

Online: Request a Tour

Email:   plainsman@hamilton.net 

Phone: 402-694-6531

 DIRECTIONS

From I-80 take Exit #332

Go north (toward Aurora) for 3 Miles.
Museum is on east side of Highway 14 (aka 16th St.)

From Intersection of  Hwy 34 & 14 in Aurora

Turn south on Highway 14 for approximately 1/2 mile.

Museum is on the east side of the street.

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Traveling by electric vehicle? We have two charging stations in our area!

Nearby PEV Charging Station Locations:

208 16th Street

Aurora, NE 68818

1118 N Street

Aurora, NE 68818

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Hours of Operation:

Tues. - Fri. ............ 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Sat. ......................... 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Sun. ........................................ CLOSED

Mon. ....................................... CLOSED

Contact Us

210 16th Street

Aurora, NE 68818

Phone: (402) 694-6531

Email: plainsman@hamilton.net

All of the museum's buildings are ADA accessible. We also have an ADA restroom available in our main building.

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