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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

Join us at the Archway at I-80 Exit 275 in Kearney, NE, for an enjoyable afternoon of painting with Rustic Milling & Craft, LLC on Sunday, August 4 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm and paint your own decorative Barn Quilt for display at your home or business. No experience is necessary. The Rustic Milling and Craft instructor will provide all the guidance you need to make a beautiful Barn Quilt you can proudly display. Register on the Rustic Milling and Craft website at www.rusticmillingandcraft.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Kearney Archway

The Archway at I-80 Exit 275 in Kearney is open for our regular hours, Mon-Sat 9-6 and Sun 12-6. The direct access road from Kearney was damaged in the recent flood. To get here from Kearney, simply take 11th Street east to Cherry Avenue and head south on Cherry Avenue to the Archway. ... 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.