Pawnee City Museum

Welcome to the Pawnee City Museum and Historical Society. We have a lot to offer the tourist, history buff, and genealogy fan!


Threshing demo during History Days


The chapel was originally a schoolhouse, but it’s been transformed with pews, stained glass, and an altar.

Benz Blacksmith Shop

Our blacksmith shop gives us a glimpse into the history of transportation.

Whitney Barn

Larry the Cable Guy’s family barn.


2017 Nebraska Passport Stop!

  • The Museum is a 2017 Nebraska Passport Program stop, under the Hidden Treasure category.
  • Pick up a passport here if you don’t have one, and visit all 80 stops across Nebraska.

Museum Hours

Hours (April 22 through October 15, 2017):

  • Open Wednesday through Saturday 10am-12noon and 1-4pm
  • Closed Sunday and Monday


On the east edge of Pawnee City, NE, at 529 P Street.

Contact Us

Call 402-852-3131 or email


Items on Display