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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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Experience the stories of the pioneers, adventurers, and innovators who have followed the path of the Great Platte River Road through Nebraska for over 180 years.

Click the “What to Expect On A School Tour” button for updated school tour policies.

Make your next field trip an epic adventure! From the Oregon Trail era through today, the Archway brings history to life for students of all ages. Click the “What To Expect On A School Tour” button for tour policies.

School Prices

Archway Tour only (typically last 1.25 hrs to 2 hrs.)
$5.00 per  Students/ Teachers & Adults

***Bus Drivers/Chauffeur are Comp***

Historical Re-enactments – Not available at this time
$2.00 per person
In-person re-enactments are not available at this time.

For more information, please contact Mark Foradori ( at 308-237-1000 or toll free at 877-511-2724.


Call Stacy Schwartz at 308-237-1000 or for more information.

School Programs

During your tour of the Archway, your students will walk with the pioneers over the Oregon Trail, see a Pony Express rider come in to a Pony Express station, relive the driving of the Golden Spike that united the nation’s railroads, hear stories of life on America’s first transcontinental highway, the Lincoln Highway, and more. It’s a history lesson your students will never forget!

All of this history happened right here on the path along the Platte River through Nebraska and you can experience it every day at the Archway. Contact Stacy Schwartz or call (308) 237-1000 or

Homeschool Membership

We’re proud to offer a special homeschool membership in an effort to make The Archway an affordable resource for homeschool educators throughout an entire school year.

For pricing and more information, please Contact Stacy Schwartz or call the event department at 308-237-1000 or

Explore the Archway Campus

School groups can take advantage of the Archway Campus; tour the sod house, explore the hike/bike trail with no admission charge. Call Stacy Schwartz @ 308-237-1000 or