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 Feb. 6, 2017. Museum regular hours are:
Admission: donations welcome
Tours by appointment.
Tourist information available.
Scope of collections:
CLOSED Nov. 24, 2016-Feb. 6, 2017.
REOPENS Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
The Life and Career of John P. Fulton, Featuring Daughter Joanne Fulton Schaefer -- March 3 & 4, 2017
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: The Invisible Man (1933), Tulsa (1949), and The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954).
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