BCHS mission statement:
“The object of this Society shall be to bring together those people interested in history, and especially the history of Buffalo County and the State of Nebraska. Understanding the history and preservation of the history of our community is basic to our democratic way of life and gives us a better appreciation of our American heritage.”

Memorial Day thru Labor Day:
Monday-Saturday 10 am to 6 pm
and Sunday from 1-5 pm
Monday 1-4 pm

September thru May:

Monday-Friday 1-5 pm
Monday 1-4 pm


Buffalo County Historical Society
710 West 11th Street
PO Box 523
Kearney, NE 68848-0523





The Trails & Rails Musem is a beautiful place to visit in every season! Click the photos below to take a photo tour of our grounds and buildings!

*Updated photos coming soon!*

Pacific Depot Thumbnail
Union Pacific Depot
Union Pacific Train
Boyd House
Freighters Hotel Thumbnail
Freighters Hotel
1898 Church
Log Cabin
J.C. Marlatt Blacksmith Shop
School House
The Grounds
Livery Barn
Gift Shop







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