Legacy of the Plains Museum
2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341
(308) 436-1989

America's roots run deep at the Legacy of the Plains Museum.

Located on the Oregon Trail, the Legacy of the Plains Museum features an impressive collection of pioneer and early community artifacts, antique tractors, and farm implements; an 80-acre working farm; historic farmstead structures; and striking views of Scotts Bluff National Monument. Come live the timeless stories of the Nebraska prairie.





There’s always something
special going on
at LPM.

Our Collections

We’ve got unique archives and artifacts you can’t find
anywhere else.

It's Easy To Get Here

Legacy of the Plains is located in Gering, Nebraska, just three hours from Denver and a short detour off I-80. We’re perfect for a weekend destination or a fun stop on a cross-country trip.

Happenings at Legacy of the Plains

2020 Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

The Legacy of the Plains Museum is gearing up for their 24th Annual Harvest Festival.  There is a lot of fun and excitement to be experienced while at …

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Quilt and Beef Raffles

Quilt and Beef Raffles


Due the generous donations of Wanda Mowry and Babbette Berger, we have two quilts we are raffling off.  Tickets are $5.00 a piece and both quilts …

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Museum is open!

The Board of Directors has decided to reopen the museum June 1st.  We will start our summer hours (Mon – Sat 9am to 5pm and Sun 1pm to 5pm).  We …

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Your Help is Needed!

As with many businesses in our area, the Legacy of the Plains Museum has been hit hard by the Coronavirus.  We have closed our doors to visitors in mid-March, and …

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