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August 11th

Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Center

NCTC Business After Hours, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, commemorating both of the Captains' birthdays and the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. William Clark's birthday was August 1st, 1770, Meriwether Lewis' was August 18th, 1774, and the National Park Service began August 25, 1916.

August 13th

Nelson House

"Sweet Summer Afternoon" from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Ice cream social and potluck. Bringing a small dessert is encouraged. This event is free to the public.

August 14th

Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Center

Living History Corps demonstrations from 10:00am to 3:30pm

August 15th through September 23rd

Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts

Presenting an exhibition celebrating 15 years as a residency program. "Room & Board, 15 Years of the Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts", features artwork by past and present KHN directors and advisory board members. In addition to the gallery exhibition, works by former resident artists will be on display throughout our building. A reception, with remarks from our Kimmel Foundation President, will be held Thursday September 15th, 5-7 p.m., which coincides with our Third Thursday Open Studio event. The KHN gallery will also be open for view and refreshments on Saturday, September 17th, 3-5 pm, following Nebraska City’s Apple Jack Festival parade. The Center will have its regular Third Thursday on August 18, from 5:00 – 7:00pm.

September 10th

Wildwood Historic Center

Annual "Star Party" starting at 8:00pm, hosting three astronomy clubs as well as featuring Wildwood's own historic telescope. The event will take place on the golf course next to the Wildwood Historic Center.

September 10th & 11th

Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Center

The MRB Lewis and Clark Center will have its annual “Reunion” event on Saturday and Sunday, September 10 & 11, from 9:00 – 3:00 both days. There will living history demonstrations throughout the day. At 10:00 am, Ev Orr will present “American Flags Evolved with the Nation”, at 11:00 am, Kira Gale will present “Highlights of the Lewis & Clark Trail”, and at 1:00 pm, Shirley Enos will present “Native American Tee Pees” & Indian Crafts”.

September 26th

Civil War Veteran's Museum

The Nebraska City Historical Society and the Civil War Veterans Museum will hold a on joint meeting on Monday, September 26, at the GAR Hall. 901 1st Corso. At 7:00 p.m. there will light refreshments. At 7:30 p.m., Kent Schwartz will speak about the murals that he has painted around town.


Kregel Windmill Factory Museum


River Country Nature Center


Wildwood House


Old Freighter's Museum


Nelson House


Mayhew Cabin


Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting


Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Center


Otoe County Museum of Memories


Civil War Museum

The Nebraska City Museum Association was organized in August 2001.The purpose of the Museum Association is to coordinate the efforts of established Museums as well as other Museums that might be established in Otoe County, Nebraska so that all museums in the county might be better utilized by citizens of the community as well as visitors. The Association provides professional museum consultation to the museums in regard to long range planning, capital improvements, fund development, exhibition planning, educational program planning, and collection management. It also promotes the awareness of the museums in the county and encourages increased usage.