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

Museum Closed

To help prevent the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Board of Directors has decided to close the museum until March 27th.  We will reevaluate on March 26th to see what …

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Bandana Benefit

It is Bandana Benefit Time!

A benefit for the Legacy of the Plains Museum
When: Friday, April 17, 2020
Where: Gering Civic Center
Doors open up at 5:30 – dinner Served at 6:30

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Employment/Internship Postings

The Legacy of the Plains Museum has two part-time positions available to help us fulfill our mission to collect, preserve and interpret the history of settlement and agriculture of the region …

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