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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 regular hours are (summer hours will start Memorial Day):

  • Feb. 1–10: Wed.–Sat., 10am–4pm.
  • After Feb. 14, Wed.–Sat., 9am–5pm.
  • 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 EVENT:

Gage County Classic Film Institute presents "Gene Coon: From Beatrice Nebraska to Star Trek and Beyond." March 2-4. $35. Featured guest: David Gerrold! Flyer with details and ticket/T-shirt order form HERE. Order tickets online HERE.

  • Friday, March 2, 6pm Reception, 7pm Book Signing at Beatrice Public Library, 100 N. 16th St.
  • Saturday, March 3, 9am will focus on Coon's Western TV shows at Beatrice Community Players Theatre, 412 Ella St.
  • Saturday, March 3, 1:30pm will focus on Coon's numerous contributions to Star Trek at Beatrice Community Players Theatre, 412 Ella St.
  • Saturday, March 3, 7pm & Sunday, March 4, 1:30pm: encore screenings at Beatrice Public Library, 100 N. 16th St.

In February and March, the Beatrice Public Library has a special exhibit about Gene Coon! The library recently expanded its selection of books and DVDs related to Gene Coon.

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SPECIAL EVENT

Gene Coon Film Event

March 2-4: Beatrice-native Gene Coon was a TV writer and producer best known for his work on Star Trek. Featured guest David Gerrold. Flyer with details and ticket/T-Shirt order form HERE. Order tickets online HERE.

In February and March, the Beatrice Public Library has a special exhibit about Gene Coon! The library recently expanded its selection of books and DVDs related to Gene Coon which patrons can check out.

Presented by Gage County Classic Film Institute with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Also supported by Hevelone Foundation and Nebraska Tourism Marketing Grant Program.

 

 

 

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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! Order by March 1, 2018 for spring placement. Order form HERE.

Read related story in Beatrice Daily Sun HERE.

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.