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

Voices on the Prairie Wind Podcast

After months of panning, recording, editing, and producing, the Legacy of the Plains Podcast “Voices of the Prairie Wind” is officially up and running.  We are on most podcast distribution …

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2021 Annual Membership Meeting

The Board of Directors would like to remind our membership that the Legacy of the Plains Annual meeting has been scheduled for October 21st.  The annual meeting was canceled in 2020 …

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2021 Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

The Legacy of the Plains Museum is gearing up for their 25th Annual Harvest Festival.  There is a lot of fun and excitement to be experienced while …

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