FREE Kids Activity Day at the Museum

Saturday, September 23 and Saturday, October 28 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE admission day filled with all kinds of kid-friendly and hands-on activities: dress up like a mountain man, 6th Infantry soldier or pioneer trade goods and furs in our Trading Post be a 1920’s bank teller build a log cabin with life-sized Lincoln
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What is it?

We have a lot of old and unusual items in our museum collection. Here’s a chance to test your history knowledge – or your memory – and see if you know what these items are, or who is in the picture. Our curator, Faith, will post a photo of something every couple of weeks. It
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Wednesday Morning Volunteer Group

  On Wednesday mornings, a group of men and women gather to work on museum projects.  They change a few light bulbs, paint a display, repair a hole in the wall, set up chairs for events, fix leaky plumbing and handle other on-going maintenance needs. We also enjoy a little coffee and donut time and
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New Exhibits

Lewis & Clark’s First Council with the Otoe: Our newest exhibit features the story of Lewis & Clark’s first meeting with the Native Tribes, the Otoe and Missouria.  This meeting took place right here on August 3, 1804 and was referred to in their journals as the site of the “first council” or the Council
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