• 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.

Museum hours are:

  • Tuesday–Friday, 9am-12pm/1pm-5pm
  • Closed all major holidays

Admission: donations welcome
Tours by appointment.

Tourist information available.


Scope of collections:

  • People
  • Railroad
  • Industry
  • Medical
  • Agriculture



Cleaning of the Filley Stone Barn -- looking for volunteers to help get ready for events following that week, Pioneer Days and the Harvest Festival. Call 402-228-1679 for more information. Oct. 1, 9am start, free lunch.

Filley Stone Barn Pioneer Days for 4th graders, Oct. 5-7.

Filley Stone Barn Harvest Festival, Saturday, Oct. 8. More information HERE.


Filley Stone Barn Harvest Festival, Oct. 8

Horse Carriage at Harvest Festival10am-4pm rain or shine. Free admission and a great chance to step back in time. Antique tractors, horse drawn equipment, blacksmith demonstrations, marble making, plowing, threshing, vendors plus more! More information HERE.


Museum Now Open Winter Hours

Exhibits are almost done being updated after last year's flood. Visitors are welcome to view the exhibits in progress and to do genealogy research during the hours listed at left.