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

Maintenance Person Wanted

We are looking for a part-time year round maintenance/grounds keeper. Duties would include minor plumbing, wood working, mowing, watering, snow removal, and other similar duties. They would also help set …

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Bandana Benefit March 10th

Date: March 10, 2023

Time: 5:00 p.m. social: 6:30 p.m. dinner bell
Location: Gering Civic Center
Price: Tickets $35, Table (10 Tickets) $315

The Bandana Benefit is one of Legacy of the Plains’ biggest fundraisers. …

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High Plains Christmas 2022

Legacy of the Plains Museum’s
High Plains Christmas
Saturday, December 2nd 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Festive fun for the whole family!
Letters to Santa will be delivered by horse to Santa’s Village …

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Speakers Series

The Legacy of the Plains is hosting a monthly speakers series, which will feature the amazing stories and histories of not only the region, but also the State of Nebraska.  …

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