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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 the American spirit of adventure!  For over 200 years, the path along the Platte River through Nebraska, once called the Great Platte River Road, has been a road to adventure.  From the Oregon Trail era through today, the Archway’s family friendly historical exhibit tells the story of those 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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19 hours ago

Kearney Archway

From the Oregon Trail era through today, the Archway tells the stories of the pioneers, innovators, and adventurers who built America. Make the Archway at I-80 Exit 275 in Kearney, NE, part of your travel adventure. Learn more at archway.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

Kearney Archway

Ima Gene Mason is one of the many local artisans who sell their unique products at the Archway Gift Shop. She has been painting all kinds of things for over 30 years. These days, inspired by quotes she finds almost anywhere, she paints signs with clever phrases that can help us put our thoughts into words and remind us of what's really important in our lives. They are a great way to express our feelings for a loved one or just to express ourselves. The Archway Gift Shop is open during the Archway's regular hours, Mon-Sat 9-5 and Sun 12-5. Learn more at archway.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

Kearney Archway

Archie's Adventure Campers had a great time today learning all about birds, bird identification, and bird watching. They even made their own turkey calls - just in time for Thanksgiving! If you're looking for a great learning option for children on the days when KPS is out of school, our next Adventure Camp will be held on December 11. Learn more at archway.org/events/ ... 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.