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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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7 hours ago

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We Dig Dinosaurs at our Archie's Adventure Camp! November 12th, 8:00am -3:00 pm. Join us as we turn back the clock to walk with the dinosaurs. This camp is filled with S.T.E.A.M based, hands-on activities and games that teach participants all about dinosaurs. Snacks and lunch are provided in this day-long camp. Space is limited and registration is required. Register at archway.org/events or call (308) 237.1000. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

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The Scarecrows are making there way to the Archway for our Halloweenfest event October 24, 2-5pm! Make sure to check out archway.org/events for more details! ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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When Union Pacific set out to compete with Central Pacific in the race to build the Transcontinental Railroad, their Chief Engineer Grenville Dodge led the way. Click below for a brief video of his story! www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddwHV6dGUDc ... 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.