• 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 is CLOSED Nov. 24, 2016 through Jan. 9, 2017. Museum regular hours are:

  • Tuesday–Friday, 9am-12pm/1pm-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 EVENTS:

CLOSED Nov. 24, 2016-Jan. 9, 2017.

REOPENS Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

The Life and Career of John P. Fulton, Featuring Daughter Joanne Fulton Schaefer -- March 3 & 4, 2017


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SPECIAL NEWS

MUSEUM CLOSED
Nov. 24-Jan. 9

The Gage County Museum will be closed November 24, 2016 through January 9, 2017. It will reopen on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 for regular museum hours.

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SPECIAL EVENT

The Life and Career of John P. Fulton, Featuring Daughter Joanne Fulton Schaefer

On March 3 & 4, 2017, Gage County Classic Film Institute welcomes back Joanne Fulton Schaefer who will share behind-the scenes stories about her father, John P. Fulton, Oscar-winning special effects artist and Beatrice native. We will show three films featuring his special effects (one starring Beatrice native Robert Taylor and one with Beatrice native Janet Shaw).

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