General Visitor’s Information

Ticket Prices

  • Adult (13 & Up)     $12 + tax
  • Senior (62 & Up)   $11 + tax
  • Youth (6 – 12)    $6 + tax
  • 5 & Under    FREE


Summer Hours

Mon – Sat:  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday:  Noon – 6:00 p.m.

Fall Hours

Mon – Sat:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Fall Hours begin September 5th.

Closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

Group Rates

Group Rates available for groups of 20 or more. Special Rates for schools and motorcoach tour groups.

The Platte River Trader Gift Shop

The Platte River Trader offers you a wide variety of patriotic, western, and Archway merchandise to satisfy all your gift-giving needs. We feature hand-made, home-made and home-grown products from native Nebraskans. We also have the perfect memento to remember your trip to The Archway.

Parking, Trucks and RVs

Parking is free. Trucks and RVs are welcome. We allow overnight truck parking as well as dry camping for RVs. The west end of our main parking lot has dedicated truck and RV parking stalls.


We are completely ADA accessible; wheelchairs available.


Guide and assistance animals with vest/certification only are permitted inside The Archway. Outside, all pets must be leashed and picked up after properly at all times.

Area Accommodations

For lodging, restaurants, events and other Kearney area attractions, visit the Kearney Visitor’s Bureau’s website at