Gage County Historical Society and Museum

The mission of the Gage County Historical Society is to preserve, enhance, and showcase the unique history of Gage County by connecting our stories to develop appreciation throughout the wider community.



Calling all Photographers! 

Filley Stone Barn @150 Photography Contest 

We are looking for pictures of the barn to be entered into a photography contest for the new logo of the Filley Stone Barn. The winner will recieve $150 and their winning picture will be placed on all merchandise for the 150th anniversary event in 2024. There is an entry fee and regulations for each photo entered. Please go to our link at Filley Stone Barn @150 to learn more. 

Deadline to enter is May 1, 2023.





November 10th- Teacup Painting- 7:00pm-8:00pm

Join us to paint your own teacup!

We will display our collection of teacups, and the history of tea.
  $25 payment and registration includes a teacup and saucer along with apple cider and cookies.

Blush Ceramic Studio will supply the paint and firing of the teacups. Proceeds of this event goes to future programs at the museum.



December 10th- Breakfast with Santa- 9:00am-11:00am

  • Children ages 0-12 are invited to come see Santa. Taking your own pictures is encouraged.
  • Donuts and milk will be provided for free in the Layman room until supplies run out. Event capacity is 50 people, so registration is required. Please call the museum to sign up.
  • Take home crafts will be on sale for $2.00. There will be an opportunity for free will donations to helps us continue our community outreach. 


Check out more events on our Event Calendar

Upcoming Holiday Closing at the Museum 

December 19, 2022 through January 14, 2022 the museum will be closed to the public due to exhibit redesign. If you have family in town for the holidays during this time, please call the museum for a private tour. 


Upcoming Holiday Shopping Weekend 

If you want to get a head start on the holiday shopping, we have a whole weekend set aside for you. Our gift shop has the latest books, souvenirs, and train memorabilia to buy for that history person in your family. Come during this weekend for giveaways, food, and fun. 


November 25, 2022- Black Friday 10:00am- 4:00pm 

November 26, 2022- Small Business Saturday 10:00am- 4:00pm 

November 27, 2022- Museum Store Sunday 1:00pm- 4:00pm 


Don't Forget November 28, 2022 is Cyber Monday. 

Buy merchandise in our Gift Shop.


Gage County Historical Society and Museum
101 North Second Street
Beatrice, NE, 68310
Phone: 402-228-1679 | Map
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