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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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The Tri-City Food Fight has begun! Now, through December 31, drop off your donation of non-perishable food at the Archway in Kearney, NE, and help us support area food pantries this holiday season.
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Kearney Archway

It's On! The Tri-City Food Fight has begun. Help the Archway collect donations of non-perishable food for area food pantries by making your donation now through December 31.

Now through Nov 18, we're partnering with the UNK Theater Department. Make a food donation when you purchase tickets to Eurydice at the UNK Box Office and get your tickets for 1/2 price!
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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.