Early Settlers of Saunders County
The Saunders County Museum is a tribute to the pioneers who sought a better life on the prairie. Early settlers were predominantly Czech, Germans and Swedes drawn to Saunders County for the opportunity to own a piece of land. Railroads helped development and towns flourished along their lines.
Winter Hours (October - March)
- Monday closed
- Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm
- Saturday and Sunday closed
Spring Hours (April - September)
- Monday closed
- Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm
- Sunday closed
If you have a special request to visit the museum during times other than our normal hours or would like
to set up a group tour, please call us at 402-443-3090.
There is always something happening at the historical society. We have programs for children, a meeting room available for rent, an annual fish fry, and an anual bar-b-que.
Our vintage baseball team plays at several venues through out the communutiy during the summers. The events and dates are on our vintage baseball page.
Welcome to Wahoo sign erected by the Saunders County Historical Society on the Museum's southern property, offers a quick rundown of the city's Five Famous Sons -- Darryl F. Zanuck, movie mogul; C.W. Anderson, noted author; George Beadle, Nobel Prize laureate for his work in genetics; Sam Crawford, Baseball Hall of Fame inductee; and Howard Hanson, noted composer and conductor
Caboose donated by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad is a popular attraction on the Museum grounds, adjacent to the restored, original depot.