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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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23 hours ago

Kearney Archway
Mormons who traveled to America from Europe and couldn't afford covered wagons headed to Salt Lake City using handcarts to carry their personal belongings. This is part of their story.www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0NfgG191Oc ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

Kearney Archway
Thank you to everyone that attended the Halloweenfest at the Archway! It was so fun seeing all the great costumes! We had a couple winners from the guessing games! Congratulations to Nate and Xander. Another big thank you to all the businesses that participated in the Scarecrow competition! We hope you had as much fun as we did! The winner of the scarecrow competition is Well Traveled Soles! We hope to see everybody for the next Archway event! ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us at the Archway's Soda Fountain Sundae on Sunday November 14th at 2:30pm. Michael McDonald will perform some traditional cowboy poetry and introduce us to "Nighthawk Tunes," the songs that cowboys sang to help settle their cattle at night. Then, we'll get together for root beer floats served from the Archway's vintage soda fountain. This performance is FREE and is presented with the support of Humanities Nebraska. ... 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.