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

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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Girls Day Celebration

Girls Day Celebration
Saturday, March 5th
9 am to 4 pm.
Legacy of the Plains Museum

Hinamatsuri (also known as Girl’s Day or Doll’s Day) is a celebration that has been held in Japan …

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Bandana Benefit is Back!

Date: April 8, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m. social; 6:30 p.m. dinner bell
Location: Gering Civic Center
Price: Tickets $35 or a table (10 tickets) for $315

The Bandana Benefit is one of Legacy of the …

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Capital Campaign Open House

The Legacy of the Plains Museum will be hosting an open house, Thursday, February 10th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  The open house will showcase the Phase Two of the …

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