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If you would like information on how you can help preserve the heritage of our great State, please contact us.

NSHS Foundation

Kinman-Oldfield Suite
128 N 13th Ste 1010
Lincoln, NE 68508


Join Us in Keeping Nebraska History Alive.

At the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation, we support the preservation, interpretation, and appreciation of Nebraska history. As a 501(c)(3) organization, we work directly with donors on their funding priorities in support of countless Nebraska State Historical Society (NSHS) programs, projects, and events. The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation is especially grateful to those who have contributed to the NSHS through the Foundation throughout our sixty-eight year history.

January Events at the Nebraska History Museum "On the Move"


January 3, 2 pm - 4 pm: Celebrate National Bird Day  
Learn about birds, start your bird life list, make a bird feeder, create a bird costume, enjoy bird crafts. 
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January 6 - 9 
The Landmark Store Locations: Room 1417 of the Nebraska State Capitol and the Chimney Rock National Historic Site, 1.5 miles south of NE Hwy 92, Bayard, NE

Stop in to see our selection of Nebraska products, books, and gifts. Call 402-471-2062 for more information. 


January 15, 12 Noon: “For Their Poor and Needy: Nebraska County Poor Farms”
Lincoln City-County Building, 555 S 10th St. Room 303

A presentation by NSHS Preservation Archivist Kelli Bacon. For more information about the Brown Bag Lectures call 402-471-4764 or email


Opening February 3: "HOMEFRONT & BATTLEFIELD: Quilts and Context in the Civil War"
Great Plains Art Museum, 1155 Q Street

Personal Stories, objects, and images from the most divisive period in American history.
Open free of charge Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

All NSHS offices will be closed January 1 for the New Year holiday and Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Have a safe and happy New Year!

The Nebraska History Museum is “On the Move”

The Nebraska History Museum is currently closed for renovation and expects to re-open in 2016. For more information call 402-471-4782.

The Landmark Store will move to our sister Landmark Store at the State Capitol (ground floor, room 1417). For more information call 402-471-3447.

Watch for educational programs for students & families at our headquarters (1500 R Street, Lincoln). For more information call 402-471-4757.

For updated information about the “Museum on the Move,” and additional programming, please visit

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