Stuhr Museum is immense, immersive and full of iconic history. Most visitors spend four hours at the museum, but to “see it all” takes many visits.
Here’s all the info you need for your visit:
Location & Directions
|Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily:
Stuhr Museum will be closed on the following holidays:
We will close early at 3 p.m. on these days:
Youth ages 6-12, $8.00; age 5 & under free
$1 off for Veterans
Stuhr Museum Members receive free admission to the museum. AAA members receive a $1.00 discount. Group rates are available. Rates may vary by event.
Parking is free and plentiful throughout the grounds; RVs are welcome with a large parking lot for RVs during your visit. No overnight parking.
Stuhr Museum, Creating Immersive Experience
7 Days A Week | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Stuhr Museum is sensitive to the needs of the physically challenged visitor. While the Stuhr Building and Gus Fonner Memorial Rotunda are accessible, many of the historic buildings are not, due to their 19th-century construction. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Special rates are available to groups of 10 or more with a confirmed reservation. Special programs and presentations are also available. Contact Facility Sales at (308) 385-5316.
Stuhr Museum welcomes motorcoach groups and offers special motorcoach tour rates. Boxed lunches for your group, as well as other programs, guides and entertainment are available by special request. Contact Facility Sales at (308) 385-5316.
Picnic tables are located near the Gus Fonner Memorial Rotunda and at the southern edge of Railroad Town. A wheelchair-accessible picnic table is located near the Rotunda.
Modern Public Restrooms are located in the Stuhr Building, the Gus Fonner Memorial Rotunda, in Railroad Town and on the south grounds next to the rural Church.
Guide and assistance dogs only are permitted inside the buildings. Outdoors, all pets must be leashed and picked up after properly at all times.
While overnight camping is not permitted on Stuhr grounds, the Hall County Campground (308) 385-5087 is just south of the museum, and Mormon Island State Recreation Area (308) 385-6211 is just off I-80 exit 312, just 4 miles south of Stuhr Museum. A KOA Kampground is located east of Grand Island, and other State Recreation Areas are nearby on Interstate 80.
To find accommodation in Grand Island, contact Grand Island Tourism or give them a call at (308) 382-4400.
During your visit, authorized staff photographers may capture your image on camera. Please note that your paid admission allows Stuhr Museum to use your likeness in any and all publications and for marketing purposes. Still photographs, videotapes and audiotapes are permitted for personal use only and may not be published or used for commercial purposes. Due to the nature of many of our artifacts, photography inside buildings is prohibited.
Active duty military and their families are admitted free through the “Stuhr Salutes” program. Simply show valid active-duty military ID and receive free admission to Stuhr Museum for you and your family. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access card, a DD Form 1173, or a DD Form 1173-1, which includes active-duty military and five immediate family members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserve.
Stuhr Museum is proud of our active duty service men and women and want to say “thank you” with our special “Stuhr Salutes” program.
Simply show valid active duty military ID and receive free admission to Stuhr Museum for you and your family. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access card, a DD Form 1173, or a DD Form 1173-1, which includes active duty military and five immediate family members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserve.
We sincerely thank all active duty military and their families for the sacrifices they’ve made for our country. If you have any questions about this program please contact us at (308) 385-5316.