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

2023 Harvest Festival

Crop: Forage crops
Date: September 16-17, 2023
Location: Legacy of the Plains Museum
Admission: $5 person, under 12 is free

Now in its 27th year, the annual Harvest Festival is one of the premier …

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Wagon Train Dinner Moved

Due to the severe weather forecast to come through this afternoon, the Oregon Trail Wagon Train Dinner scheduled for tonight, June 23rd, is being moved to the Gering Civic Center. …

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