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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.


3 days ago

Kearney Archway
Immigrants who traveled west in the mid-1800s and settled in the land that would later become Nebraska used the materials they had available to build their new homes and their new lives. Click the photo to hear some of their stories. See more videos in our Wagon Train Wednesday series on our YouTube channel - Kearney Archway ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Kearney Archway
The Archway at I-80 Exit 275 in Kearney is happy to participate in the Kearney, Nebraska Visitors Bureau's "Good Life Giveaway." Every time you visit Kearney there is something new to discover. But, don't take our word for it. Stop and see for yourself!It's giveaway time! In honor of National Travel & Tourism Week we are giving away an epic Kearney Good Life Giveaway!!Prize package includes:$100 Giftcard to Big Apple Kearney Nebraska$100 Giftcard to Angus Burgers & Shakes1 Night at Best Western Plus Mid Nebraska Inn & Suites$25 Giftcard to The World Theatre4 Passes to Kearney Archway4 Passes to Kearney Area Children's Museum4 Passes to the Classic Car Collection4 Passes to Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education CenterTo enter:1. Like our page (if you haven't already)2. Like/Love/Hug this post3. Comment below what makes Kearney 'the Good Life'4. Tag a friend who you'd like to join you on this fun-filled Kearney adventure Winner will be selected at random on Monday, May 10th at 10am#visitkearney #giveaway #ntw2021 #kearneynebraska #thegoodlife ... 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.