We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Trails & Rails Museum

710 W 11th St, Kearney, NE 68845-7340
+1 308-234-3041
Review Highlights
Simple, enjoyable, friendly

I love the staff, the simplicity, and the casual opportunity to stroll through historical memories... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vacation 2017

Wow! I cant tell you how many times I have said 'why stop here? It isnt going to be much in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Donna M
Des Moines
via mobile
Read all 21 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“caboose” (5 reviews)
“guide” (3 reviews)
710 W 11th St, Kearney, NE 68845-7340
+1 308-234-3041
Write a Review
Reviews (21)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the staff, the simplicity, and the casual opportunity to stroll through historical memories and look at life in a more simple time. Simple as in uncomplicated not easy life that's for sure. A visit here will assure a great time. It is all...More

Thank kennethsH5155WM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I cant tell you how many times I have said 'why stop here? It isnt going to be much in the middle of Nebraska! I was WRONG. Please stop and check this well done puece of history. Yhis would be interesting fo the young...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My brother was visiting from the UK and we had exhausted all things to do in a few days. I drive past this Museum daily and never really thought about visiting but so glad we did. I'd call this a hidden gem. We had a...More

1  Thank Matty C
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went by on a Sunday afternoon and Ross gave us a great tour of all the old buildings etc. It was great to see a young man volunteering on a Sunday afternoon to share the history of Kearney Nebraska and surrounding area

Thank Kay L
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very clean place. You can learn a lot about the early days of the west. My two grandkids loved the place.

Thank dutch57
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great visit on opening day. We took the tour and our guide was very good. She answered all of the questions that were asked. It is a very informative and fun place to visit.

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The caboose and locomotive were very interesting. The guide took us around to all the buildings and told us all about their history. The blacksmith shop was also interesting. Very worthwhile for the price.

Thank Connie P
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is an amazing place to visit. Lots of history and great attraction to walk through. The blacksmith shop is one of our favorite places.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Jennifer guided us through the museum lasting an hour on board the caboose, locomotive, and the historic, prairie buildings such as an historic hotel, working blacksmith and livery stable. There's about 7-8 buildings total. Jennifer is very knowledgeable and friendly. We're glad we stopped by.

Thank Lucia R
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Nice stop. Able to climb into a steam train engine and caboose. Walking around, looking into 1 room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, go into a tepee. Self guided tour is free.

Thank Rks79
Nearby Restaurants
Whiskey Creek Wood Fire Grill
381 reviews
.98 km away
The Egg and I Restaurant
103 reviews
.80 km away
Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery
170 reviews
.87 km away
47 reviews
.73 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yanney Heritage Park
68 reviews
1.37 km away
34 reviews
.96 km away
Big Apple Fun Center
17 reviews
.75 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Trails & Rails Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines