Libraries & Museums

Lied Scottsbluff Public Library                                                   308-630-6250
1809 3rd Avenue,  Scottsbluff

The Lied Scottsbluff Public Library is devoted to supporting lifelong learning and access
to information, ideas and new technologies for all in our community.

Gering Public Library                                                                 308-436-7433
1055 P Street, Gering

Gering Public Library is a Public library.  The collection of the library contains 33433

Legacy of the Plains Museum                                                   308-436-1989bigtraclook.jpg
2903 Old Oregon Trail Road, Gering

Located on the Oregon Trail, the Legacy of the Plains Museum features an impressive
collection of pioneer and early community artifacts, antique tractors, and farm
implements;an 80-acre working farm; historic farmstead structures; and striking views
of Scotts Bluff National Monument. Come live the timeless stories of the Nebraska prairie.

Chimney Rock Museum                                                             308-586-1177
302 Main Street, Bayard

This museum is housed in the old Burlington Railroad Depot, built in 1928.  The
quaint brick structure was all but abandoned by Burlington Northern Railroadchimneyrock (2).jpg
Company in the 1990’s.  In 1994, volunteers wanting to preserve the history of
the old railroad and sugar beet factory town decided to convert the old depot
into a museum. It opened for it’s first season in 1999 and is filled with many
historical items relating to Bayard, Chimney Rock, and the Valley, including
horse-drawn machinery. It has won 2 awards already in its short existence.