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Fort Robinson Museum and State Park

. Description:  State park offers train and stagecoach rides, two museums, buffalo herd; fort site includes the 1905 post headquarters (now the museum) and more than a dozen other sites on base such as the blacksmith shop, veterinary hospital, and guardhouse.  Post began as a way to guard the Red Cloud Agency and served as WWII K-9 Corps training center and POW camp.
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How to find: 
Address:
3200 Highway 20
PO Box 392
Crawford, NE 69339

Fort Robinson Museum
PO Box 304
Crawford, NE 69339
Parent Organization:
Nebraska State Historical Society
Contacts
Phone 308 665-2919
Alt Phone: 308 665-2919
 e-mail mailto:fortrob@bbc.net
URL
Nebraska State Historic Society
www.nebraskahistory.org/sites/fortrob/

Fort Robinson State Park
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/showpark.asp?Area_No=77
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Memorial Day-Labor Day 8 - 5 8 - 5 8 - 5 8 - 5 8 - 5 8 - 5 8 - 5
Sep - May   10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5  
Season  Closed all state holidays in the off season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
As of FEB 2008
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

admission free with adult   $2   call
Historic Building Tour     $10    call for rates
Stagecoach $1   $2    
Chuckwagon Cookout $6   $9    
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info:  308 665-2919
Special Tours & Pricing: 
Jeep Ride, Steak Cookout,  Hayrack Ride Breakfast, horsedrawn tour
 
http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/permits/fees.asp#fort
Reservation Contact:
  308 665-2919
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Start with the museum in the 1905 Post Headquarters building, then tour the grounds and other buildings.  Located in a state park with a tour train and stagecoach
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1874-1948 Type of Site Fort
Buildings: post headquarters, log guardhouse, post adjutant's office, wheelwright shop, blacksmith shop, harness repair shop, officer's quarters, veterinary hospital
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic
Vending/
Snacks
Sutler's Store in Activity Center Sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks
Restaurant Fort Robinson Inn breakfast, lunch, dinner
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name      
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV Primitive Camping/RV;
Modern Camping/RV;
RV
Year Round Apr-Nov
100 site, 75 electric hookups
308 665-2900
Cabins Cabins;
Brick Officers Quarters;
Peterson Ranch House
Apr-Nov 308 665-2900
Hotel/Motel Lodge Apr-Nov 308 665-2900
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking      
Athletic Facilities Indoor pool    
Other Jeep tours, horseback riding, fishing    
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Trailside Museum of Natural History Museum
Museum of Nebraska Art  
Museum
Fort Kearney Museum  Tourist Attraction
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Outdoor Recreation  
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Nearby Places to Stay:

 
Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Corral Campground PO Box 115
Harrison NE  69346
308 668-2441

Bed & Breakfast

 
Harrison House Hotel & Bed 115 Man Street
Harrison NE 69346
308 668-2541
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Budget Host-Western Inn Motel 1401 2nd Avenue
Kearney NE 68847
308 237-3153
Budget Hotel West 1910 West Highway 30
Kearney NE 68845
308 237-5131
Western Motel 824 East 25th Street
Kearney NE 68847
308 234-2408
Americinn Motel & Suites 215 West Talmadge Road
Kearney NE 68845
308 234-7800
Best Western Inn 1010 3rd Avenue
Kearney NE 68845
308 237-5185
Hampton Inn 118 3rd Avenue
Kearney NE 68845
308 234-3400
Regency Inn & Conference Center 301 2nd Avenue
Kearney NE 68847
308 237-3141
Western Inn South 510 3rd Avenue
Kearney NE 68845
308 234-1876
Western Motel 824 East 25th Street
Kearney NE 68847
308 234-2408
Wingate Inn 108 3rd Avenue
Kearney NE 68845
308 237-4400
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