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Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer

. Description:  Central museum building with several outdoor exhibit areas including a Railroad Town, recreated with sixty shops, buildings, and outbuildings moved to the site and restored, populated with costumed interpreters and workers; Pawnee earth lodge replica; and 8 building pioneer settlement with, and rural communities with church and ranch buildings.
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How to find: 
Address:
3133 W US Highway 34
US 281 & 34
Grand Island, NE 68801

Parent Organization:
Stuhr Museum Foundation
Contacts
Phone 308 385-5316
E-mail info@stuhrmuseum.org
URL(s)
   www.StuhrMuseum.org
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year round 12 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
May - Sep all outdoor exhibits & Farm Machinery Building open at 10 daily, Pawnee Earth Lodge & Road Ranche log cabins open weekends
Oct - Apr  museum building & rotunda only. Outdoor exhibits exterior viewing only 12 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Season  closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
As of FEB 2008
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

May-Sep 6-12 $6
under 6 free
   $8 $7 call in advance
Oct-Apr 7-12 $4
under 6 free
   $6 $5
Special Fees: AAA $1 discount
Additional Group Info: 308 385-5316
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Visit the main museum with exhibits on local history and the rotunda with Native American and Old West exhibits, then tour the grounds to visit each of the interpretive areas, which are divided into a Pawnee Earth Lodge (which would have housed 30 to 50 people), Railroad Town (with 60 shops, homes, and outbuildings), Rural Communities, Taylor Ranch, and Pioneer Settlement, each with a collection of buildings
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 19th & early 20th  Type of Site Village
Buildings:  Pawnee Earth Lodge,  Henry Fonda birthplace, country church, school, ranch &store
Interpreters: Costumed characters in Railroad town Craftspeople:
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On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic yes, near Rotunda and near Railroad Town May-Sep
Vending/
Snacks
Restaurant Silver Dollar in Railroad Town summer Light lunches & snacks
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Hall County Campground Grand Island NE  308 385-5087

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Grandma's Victorian Inn 1826 West 3rd Street
Hastings NE 68901
402 462-2013
Kirschke House B&B 1124 West 3rd Street
Grand Island NE 68801
308 381-6851
Miss Lizzie's Boardin' House 1505 9th Street
Aurora NE 68818
402 694-4200
Nita's B&B 920 16th Street
Aurora NE 68818
402 694-4177
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Courtesy Court Motel 2301 West 2nd Street
Grand Island NE 68803
308 382-4165
Holiday Inn Grand Island-Midtown,Ne 2503 South Locust Street
Grand Island NE 68801
 
Oak Grove Inn 3205 South Locust Street
Grand Island NE 68801
308 384-1333
Star Motel 2707 South Locust St
Grand Island NE 68801
308 382-3082
Super 8 Motel - Grand Island 2603 South Locust Street
Grand Island NE 68801
 
Valentine Motel 3518 South Locust Street
Grand Island NE 68801
308 384-1740
Relax Inn 507 West 2nd Street
Grand Island NE 68801
308 384-1000
Resident Suites Motel 2114 West 2nd Street
Grand Island NE 68803
308 384-2240
Howard Johnson Riverside Hote 3333 Ramada Road
Grand Island NE 68801
 
Grand Island Travelodge 1311 South Locust Street
Grand Island NE 68801
 
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