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.
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.
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.