Hours AND
Admission

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:

Contact Info
Phone number: 308-385-5316

Location & Directions
Stuhr Museum is located at the corner of US Hwys 281 & 34, just 5 minutes north of I-80 Exit 312. (Physical address: 3133 W US Hwy 34, Grand Island, Nebraska 68801)

Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

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Seasonal Information

May 1-Labor Day

  • Stuhr Building open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Historic Railroad Town and Fonner Rotunda open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Farm Machinery Building open10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Day After Labor Day – April 30

  • Stuhr Building open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Fonner Rotunda open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Farm Machinery Building open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Railroad Town open for programming.
  • *closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas & Easter
  • *close at 3 PM on Thanksgiving Eve & New Year’s Eve.

Admission and Parking

General Admission
Adults $10.00
Seniors $9.00
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
Parking is free and plentiful throughout the grounds; RVs are welcome with a large parking lot for RVs during your visit. No overnight parking.

Plan Your Visit

Stuhr Museum, Creating Immersive Experience
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Accessibility

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.

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Group Tours

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.

Motorcoach & Bus Tours

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 Areas

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.

Restrooms

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.

Pets

Guide and assistance dogs only are permitted inside the buildings. Outdoors, all pets must be leashed and picked up after properly at all times.

Campgrounds

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.

Hotels in the Area

To find accommodation in Grand Island, contact Grand Island Tourism or give them a call at (308) 382-4400.

Photography Policies

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.

AAA Discount

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 Salutes

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.

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