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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 when you arrive or in advance.

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.  Picnic on the Archway campus. Tour our replica sod house.  Enjoy a snack and browse for unique souvenirs in our shop. 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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From the Oregon Trail era to today, adventurers on the path through Nebraska, once called the Great Platte River Road. These adventurers helped shape America. Spanning I-80 at Exit 275, the Archway brings the stories of these adventurers to life.

Comment below with your answer for a chance to win tickets to the Archway!

Congratulations to last week's winner, Janene Hill! The average time spent traveling the Oregon Trail was ten hours.
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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.