Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
3133 West Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68801
Just four minutes north of I-80, Exit #312, at the intersection
of US Highway 281 & 34 in Grand Island, Nebraska.
Open 7 Days a Week, 362 Days a Year*
Monday-Saturday 9 to 5, Sundays 12-5
May 1-September 30
Stuhr Building & Fonner Rotunda open. Historic Railroad Town, all
outdoor exhibits & Farm Machinery building open at 10:00 am daily.
Earth Lodge open weekends.
October 1- April 30
Stuhr Building & Fonner Rotunda open. Outdoor exhibits available
for exterior viewing only.
*closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas.
Railroad Town 'Open' Rates: May 1- September 30
Youth 7-12, $6.00; 6 & under free
Railroad Town 'Closed' Rates: October 1- April 30
Youth 7-12, $4.00; 6 & under free
Stuhr Museum Members receive free admission to the museum. AAA members
receive a $1.00 discount. Group rates are available. Admission rates
listed are new rates effective January 1, 2003.
Stuhr Museum is sensitive to the needs of the physically challenged
visitor. While the Stuhr Building and Gus Fonner Memorial Rotunda are
accessible, many of the historic buildings are not due to their 19th-century
construction. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served
Special rates are available to groups of 10 or more with a confirmed
Motorcoach & Bus Tours
Stuhr Museum welcomes motorcoach groups and offers special motorcoach
tour rates. Boxed lunches for your group, as well as other programs,
guides and entertainment are available
by special request. Contact Group Sales at (308) 385-5316.
Picnic tables are located near the Gus Fonner Memorial Rotunda and
at the southern edge of Railroad Town. A wheelchair-accessible picnic
table is located near the Rotunda.
During the summer season, light lunches and snacks are available at
the Silver Dollar in Railroad Town. Small candies, nuts, pickles, kettle
corn, snack items, etc. are also available in the Railroad Town Mercantile
or year-round at Prairie Treasures in the Stuhr Building. Pepsi vending
is available throughout the Stuhr grounds. Prairie Treasures also has
Pepsi beverages available including juices, frappucinos, teas and lemonades.
Modern Public Restrooms are located in the Stuhr Building, the Gus
Fonner Memorial Rotunda, in Railroad Town and on the south grounds next
to the rural Church.
Only service animals are permitted inside the buildings. Pets are allowed
on the grounds but must be on a leash at all times and must be picked
up after properly.
While overnight camping is not permitted on Stuhr grounds, the Hall
County Campground (308-385-5087) is just south of the museum, and Mormon
Island State Recreation Area (308-385-6211) is just off I-80 exit 312,
just 4 miles south of Stuhr Museum. A KOA Kampground is located east
of Grand Island, and other State Recreation Areas are nearby on Interstate
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