Stuhr Museum is a unique and immersive place. We bring unique and exciting programming throughout the year.
It is difficult to experience all of what we want to share with you in a single visit, but it sure is fun to try! Whether you want to plan your visit in advance or be surprised by your visit, here are some of the exciting and special things you will encounter on our vast and beautiful grounds.
Stuhr Museum, Creating Immersive Experience
Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Many who visit Stuhr Museum love to explore our immense grounds and discover all the history our 200+ acres hold. Others like a plan to maximize their time. Here are a few of the highlights Stuhr Museum has in store and roughly how long you can plan to spend at each location.
The gorgeous Stuhr Building is the most important piece of architecture between Lincoln and Denver and features the Prairie Treasures Gift Shop, historic exhibits and rotating art exhibits. Click here to see what’s showing.
Estimated time: 1 Hour
Home to Stuhr’s Native American and Cowboy artifacts, the Fonner Rotunda features a wagon wheel design, a variety of exhibits, and firearm displays. Make sure to say “hi” to Jock, our 15-foot-tall wooden horse, while in the Rotunda.
Estimated time: 40 minutes
Stuhr’s 1890s Living History Community is one of the highlights of any visit. During the Summer Railroad Town bustles with activity as our interpreters live, work and interact with visitors as if it’s the 1890’s. You can tour historic homes and businesses, take part in various activities and interact with our Railroad Town interpreters. During the winter months, check to see what tours of Railroad Town are available.
Estimated time: 2 hours in the summer/45 minutes in the winter
One of the nation’s most comprehensive collections of farm machinery can be found at Stuhr Museum! This building, located in the Northeast corner of our grounds, features hundreds of pieces from huge steam powered tractors to antique autos and much more.
Estimated time – 1 hour
Feel free to explore all Stuhr has to offer, including the rural farmstead, Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Prairie Earth Lodge, Log Cabin Settlement, the beautiful Hornady Family Arbor and much more.
Estimated time: 45 minutes