the cultural heritage
of the Nemaha Valley
for future generations
Southwest corner of Courthouse Square
Northwest corner of Courthouse Square
Nemaha Valley Museum Hours
Thank you for paticence while we are repairing the wind damage at the museum. We will be opened starting August 24th but may need to be closed a day or two when the men are working. So if you are coming from a distance, Please call before coming. Thank you --
If you need to do any research - call us for an appointment.
thanks- 402 274-3735 (Maxine)
Open: April 12 to December 5th, 2016
Wednesday to Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Holidays
Or by Appointment
Call 402 274-3735 or 402 274-3203 or 402 274-8318
(during museum hours call 402 274-2605)
Free Admission - Donations are welcome.
Highlights of events:
(also see event page for more information):
Living History Day - September 25th, 2016
12:30 – 1:30 pm Rick Moore - Vietnam War and gun collection
1:30 pm National History Day group performance.
The Brutalities American soldiers encountered in WWII Japanese POW
by Trey Stutheit, Jaxson Balm & Wyatt Nickels
2pm Speaker from the National Homestead Monument
Lunch 11:30 -1pm or untill we run out of meat.
lots of demo's, display's, activities
3:15 Watermelon spitting contest.
Blacksmithing, rope making, homemade bread & butter making, apple cider pressing, hands on fun with corn shelling, pumping water, "old time washing, help tie a quilt --just to name a few of the activities.
If you have an “old” or unique car, truck, tractor that you are willing to share that day, please contact Maxine Schatz 402 274-3735 Ruth Norvell 402 274-8318 or Lonnie Neddenriep 868 -6615 for more information .
Wednesday Oct 12th. at the Nemaha Valley Museum
(Note new date and place)
6:00pm Social time
6:30 Dinner served.
Please RSVP to Ruth Norvell 402 274-8318 by Oct 10th.
Christmas on the Square - First Sunday in December
December 4, 2016 1 - 4 pm
Hark, "the Angels" are playing and singing thoughout the afternoon.
Santa is stoping by from 1-3 pm. Ask him about Rudolph!
Hot chocolate, cider, and cookies
Nemaha Valley Museum
1423 19th St