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Spanning I-80 at Exit 275, the Archway offers a unique historical exhibit that brings American history to life and so much more.

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Visit the Archway in Kearney, Nebraska, and celebrate an epic adventure!  From the Oregon Trail era through today, the Archway’s family-friendly historical exhibit tells the story of the adventurers who followed the Great Platte River Road and helped to build America.

From the Oregon Trail era through today, the Archway brings American history to life.

Tickets for the historical exhibit may be purchased in advance or at the time of your visit.

Plan Your Visit

Spanning I-80 at Exit 275, the Archway offers a unique historical exhibit that brings American history to life and so much more.  Conquer the Trail Blaze Maze.  Tour our replica sod house.  Enjoy a snack and browse for unique souvenirs in our shop.  Picnic on the Archway grounds.  Stroll on our hike/bike trail.  Then, plan the rest of your trip at our Nebraska Visitors Center.

What’s Happening

Our award winning historical exhibit is only the beginning.  The Archway hosts events and activities throughout the year that will enhance your visit with uniquely entertaining experiences and educational opportunities.  Check out our calendar of events.

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1 day ago

Kearney Archway

Celebrate Independence Day with a walk through history. The Archway is OPEN on July 4 from 9:00am - 5:00pm. From the Oregon Trail era through today, our life-sized figures in detailed settings and self-guided audio tour brings history to life for visitors of all ages. Learn more at archway.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Kearney Archway

No matter how you travel this holiday weekend, stop at the Archway at I-80 Exit 275 in Kearney, NE, and experience the epic adventure that built America. WE ARE OPEN AND OPEN ON JULY 4. Learn more at archway.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Kearney Archway

Not all of the adventurers who traveled the route of the Great Platte River Road through Nebraska used covered wagons. In this edition of Wagon Train Wednesday, learn about the groundbreaking vision of automotive pioneer, Carl G. Fisher. ... See MoreSee Less

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Find Your Way

Archway Campus

There’s more to see and do at The Archway.

Archway Shop

Find unique Nebraska made products in our shop.

Private Event Rental

The Archway is the perfect setting for your next family or business event.