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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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Kearney Archway

Spanning I-80 at Exit 275 in Kearney, NE, the Archway's one-of-a-kind experience tells the story of the pioneers, innovators, and adventurers who built America. Turn your journey into an epic adventure. Stop in and visit the Archway. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kearney Archway

Join us for scary fun as the Archway and Crane River Theater Company present Halloween Fest on Sunday, October 28 from 2pm - 5pm.

Experiment in the Cookie Laboratory, take the Haunted Hayrack Ride and cringe at the Creepy Carnival Games.
For information, visit Crane River Theater Company at cranerivertheater.org/halloweenfest/
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Kearney Archway

You don't want to be left behind when the Archway and Crane River Theater Company present Zombies Attack! at the Archway on Saturday, October 27. Join the fun and participate as a runner, zombie or observer. To register, visit Crane River Theater at cranerivertheater.org/zombies-attack/ ... See MoreSee Less

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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.