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Lewis and Clark Nebraska

Elkhorn Valley Museum & Research Center - Collects, preserves, researches, and interprets artifacts, documents, and published materials relating to the human history of the Elkhorn Valley region of Nebraska.

Louis E. May Museum - A twenty-five room mansion built in 1874 by Fremont's first mayor, Theron Nye. The museum includes a general store display, one room school house, a library research room, a formal rose garden and Victorian garden with brick-lined paths.

Washington County Historical Museum - This organization's purpose is the preservation of the history of Washington County and vicinity for future generations and to acquire, preserve, and exhibit, relics, mementos, historic records and other artifacts of historical interest of said area and of Nebraska.

Kansas Belle Dinner Train - The goal of the Kansas Belle Dinner Train is to send you back into the 1940's era. You will be exposed to 1940 music and scenery, while on an elegant 18 mile round trip departing from Fremont.

West Point Community Theater - Many events to choose from including plays and movies. See what is going on now.

Fort Atkinson State Historical Park - The first U.S. military post west of the Missouri River, Fort Atkinson was established in 1820 on recommendation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Pierce Historical Society Museum Complex - Located in Gilman Park, the Pierce Historical Society Museum features an old railroad depot, rural school house, a blacksmith shop and a farm machinery building.

John G. Neihardt Center - Constructed for the study and preservation of the works of John G. Neihardt. The memorial room repeats the symbolism of the ‘hoop of the world and chronicles Niehardt’s life, works and the times in which he lived. Videotapes allow the visitor to see and listen to the poet, a research library is also available for scholars.

Platte County Museum - Travel back in time with a visit to the Platte County Museum. History Gallery containing discoveries of fossils, Indian stone tools, artifacts and photographs of early Platte County, settlers and communities.

Fremont & Elkhorn Valley Railroad - Enjoy a relaxing ride through the beautiful Elkhorn River valley in historic passenger cars. There is fun for the entire family.

Gilman Park Arboretum - Come and wander through the beautiful gardens and participate in other events here at the park. Stroll through several areas of themed gardens.

Kreycik Elk & Buffalo Ranch - A working elk, bison and cattle farm. The farm offers covered wagon tours of the farm that nestles in the hills overlooking the Niobrara River Valley and organized fair chase elk hunts in the fall.