Make the Legacy of the Plains Museum one stop on a tour of western Nebraska.
There’s plenty to do and see nearby—stay for a day, a weekend, or longer!
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Directly adjacent to Legacy of the Plains, this National Park unit features spectacular panoramas and Oregon Trail history.
Chimney Rock NHS
A geologic marvel that guided travelers on the Oregon Trail.
Fort Laramie NHS
Once a fur trading post, later a military fort and Pony Express station, Fort Laramie played an indispensable role in the settling of the West.
Prime swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports on Nebraska’s largest lake.
Riverside Discovery Center
Western Nebraska’s only zoo features interactive landscapes and experiential learning.
Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
Trails, picnic areas, and a nature center in a unique landscape of scenic forests and buttes.
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
See ancient animal fossils, pioneer artifacts, and native American mementos.
Barn Anew B&B
A charming, beautifully renovated 100-year-old barn for lodgings and special events.
Banner County Museum
See how some of our ancestors lived in the 1890s and early 1900s.
Compelling live performances, concerts, film series, and more in a historically-significant building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
West Nebraska Arts Center
Art gallery featuring rotating shows, plus classes and a gift shop, in a former Carnegie Library building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
Fishing, swimming, boating and an inland lighthouse—one of only 7 in America.
Victory Hill Farm
Family-owned goat dairy specializing in artisanal cheeses.
Bayard Depot Museum
Pioneer machinery, tools, quilts, schoolroom, and more.
History of settlement in Wyoming.
Brown Sheep Company
Brown Sheep Company, dating back to the beginning of the Brown family farm established by Edward Brown 100 years ago, manufactures yarns for needlepoint, hand knitting and crocheting, primarily from wool and wool-rich blends bought directly from growers.
Cabela’s Sidney, Nebraska Retail Store is located just off I-80. In addition to offering quality outdoor merchandise, the 85,000-square-foot showroom is an educational and entertainment attraction featuring museum-quality animal displays and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats.