You have to see it to believe it!

The largest private collection of Americana anywhere.


 Awarded "Best Pioneer History Collection" in 2013 and 2014 !


Million Dollar Match


Challenge Fund Raiser


An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered to match every dollar the museum receives in donations up to 1 million dollars.  The funds will go to updates and improvements in the facilities, existing displays and new exhibits!  Contact us for more information or to make a tax-deductable donation. 


The Pioneer Village complex comprises 28 buildings on 20 acres housing over 50,000 irreplaceable items of historical value, restored to operating order, arranged in groups and also in the chronological order of their development.

There are 12 historic buildings around the circular "green". There's a Frontier Fort, a real honest-to-goodness Pony Express Station, an Iron Horse, and a home made of sod. There's a general store and a toy store, chock full of all the goods from yesteryear. An original art collection including 25 Currier and Ives prints, 23 Jackson paintings, and the largest single collection of Rogers statues.

You can see a priceless steam carousel, 17 historic flying machines and marvel at 100 antique tractors. See the world's oldest Buick, a 1902 Cadillac and a 1903 Ford, both designed by Henry Ford, plus 350 other antique cars, all displayed in their order of development.

For a relaxing trip into yesteryear, come to Pioneer Village and experience:

  • Pony Express Relay Station

  • Original Elm Creek Stockade

  • Historic Country Church

  • Historic General Store

  • Historic Sod House

  • One Room School House

  • Antique Toy Collection

  • Blacksmith Shop  










Includes a one night stay at the

Pioneer Village Motel

plus Two 2-day passes to the

Harold Warp PIoneer Village.

Call for availability. 

Expires January 30, 2016




A short drive off Interstate 80

Easy to find

Pioneer Village is at:
138 E US Highway 6
Minden, NE 68959

Just 12 Miles South of I-80 from Exit 279
From I-80 Exit 279, take Harold Warp Memorial Drive (Nebr. Hwy 10) South to Minden.

Museum entrance is at the North East corner of the intersection of US 6 & 34 and Nebr. Hwy 10.



Click here for a Google map.

Stay with Us!

Stay at our motel or campground for your most convenient access to the Pioneer Village. 


Hours of Operation

We are open year round, including all major Holidays, except Christmas Day.
Winter hours: 9am - 4:30pm (7 days/week)

Summer hours: 9am - 6pm (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend).

Call for Spring and Fall Hours


Adult Admission is just $14.25 (tax included), $7.25 (tax included) for children 6 to 12 years old.  Children 5 and under are free.  A 2 day Adult museum pass is available for $20.50 (tax included).  Contact us for special group and school rates.


Pets are not allowed inside the museum.

Spend the Day. Learn the story of America and how it grew.


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