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

Our Heritage Through Food


“Our Heritage Through Food” cookbook will be on sale this weekend during the Harvest Festival, September 21-22, 2019.

“Our Heritage Through Food” shares 200 recipes from members, …

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Harvest Festival

The Legacy of the Plains Museum is gearing up for their 23rd Annual Harvest Festival.  There is a lot of fun and excitement to be experienced while at the Harvest …

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Picnics & Cookbooks!


This week kicks off another exciting Oregon Trail Days! 2019 marks the 98th year for the event, bringing together folks from all over the …

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