School Groups

Between 1843 and 1869 nearly 500,000 pioneers packed up their belongings and crossed the Nebraska prairie on the Oregon, Mormon and California trails. Experience as the trails come to life as you travel through the Archway exhibit. Learn about the Great Platte River Road, the route followed by the overland trails, the first transcontinental railroad and the first transcontinental interstate. From a buffalo stampede to a Lincoln Highway drive-in movie and more, experience the route that opened the West.

2017 School Prices

Archway Tour only (1 hr.)

  • $4.00 per Elementary/Middle School Student
  • $5.00 per Senior High Student
  • $7.00 per College Student

Historical Re-enactments*

  • $2.00 per person

*Re-enactments not available on all days. Please call to reserve your class field trip and ask if re-enactments will be available that day.

2017 School Programs

The Archway is proud to offer a one-of-a-kind historical tour that covers a time period beginning in 1840 and goes all the way to today. Hear the stories of the pioneers on the trails, see the train roar overhead, feel what it was like to travel the highways and watch a drive-in movie. It will create unforgettable memories for students.

We’re continually working to improve our educational programming and would love to talk about what all The Archway has to offer. Give us a call and book your class field trip today! Contact Mark Foradori ( at 308-237-1000 or toll-free at 877-511-ARCH.

Bring a sack lunch along and experience The Archway!

2017 Homeschool Membership

We’re proud to offer a special homeschool membership in an effort to make The Archway an affordable resource for homeschool educators throughout an entire school year.

For pricing and more information, please Contact Mark Foradori at or by phone at 308-237-1000.