• Slideshow - Exhibits
  • Slideshow - Dempster Windmill
  • Slideshow - Filley Stone Barn
  • Slideshow - 1905 Gage County Map

Learn More Than You
Knew Before at the
Gage County Museum

Mission Statement: The Gage County Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts and archival materials related to the history of Gage County and holds them in trust for present and future generations.

Museum is located at 101 North Second Street, Beatrice, Nebraska (corner of 2nd and Court streets). See map. The Museum is in a 1906 Burlington Passenger Station, the first Neo-Classical Revival architectural style on the Burlington line. This building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Regular winter hours:

  • Thursday–Saturday, 10am–4pm
  • Closed until Jan. 2, 2020 and all major holidays

Regular summer hours:

  • Wednesday–Saturday, 10am–4pm
  • Closed all major holidays

Admission: donations welcome
Tours by appointment.

Tourist information available.

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Scope of collections:

  • People
  • Railroad
  • Industry
  • Medical
  • Agriculture

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

Museum closed until January 2, 2020.

Gage County Classic Film Institute Annual Film Event: Friday, March 6-Sunday, March 8, 2020. Events at the Community Players Theatre and Beatrice Public Library will focus on silent movie stars Richard Wayne and Maude Wayne, as well as movie and Broadway star Josephine Huston. More information on this flyer (best printed on 8.5" x 14" paper) and on the GCCFI facebook page. Tickets available online at Eventbrite with small convenience fee.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

3 movie starsMore Movie Stars With Gage County Roots!

Gage County Historical Society's Gage County Classic Film Institute will present its 2020 film event on March 6, 7 & 8. Events at the Community Players Theatre and Beatrice Public Library will focus on silent movie stars Richard Wayne and Maude Wayne, as well as movie and Broadway star Josephine Huston. More information on this flyer (best printed on 8.5" x 14" paper) and on the GCCFI facebook page. Tickets available online at Eventbrite with small convenience fee.

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SPECIAL NEWS

Two Ways to Help The Museum

Name Brick Fundraiser! For $100, get a 4" x 8" brick engraved with up to 3 lines. These name bricks will be placed in the "Statue of Liberty Walkway" in front of the Gage County Museum. Support the museum with a tax-deductable donation!

Help Lay the Foundation for Our Brick Project! Your donations are needed to help the Gage County Historical Society pays its $53,665 portion of the City of Beatrice's brick project. Flyer HERE.