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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

Japanese Hall Grand Opening

We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of Japanese Hall will be Saturday, June 8, 2024, at the Hall’s location on the Legacy of the Plains Museum campus in …

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2024 Annual Membership Meeting

2024 Annual Membership Meeting
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Legacy of the Plains Museum
7:00 pm

The Legacy of the Plains Museum will be hosting it Annual Membership Meeting.  The meeting will allow membership to …

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Trees along the Trail Contest

Trees Along the Trail

Open during museum hours and during Yuletide Lights evenings.

 Over 30 Christmas Trees; each decorated by area organizations.

Vote for your favorites by …

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