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100 E. 4th Street
York, NE 68467
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About This Location

The Anna Bemis Palmer Museum, considered one of the finest historical museums in Nebraska, is a perfect relaxing location where visitors can slip back in time and lose themselves in the days of old. Anna Bemis Palmer loved the York community, providing much of the funding and many of the historical artifacts of the museum through her generosity.

The museum's displays chronicle York County and Nebraska's history, guiding visitors through area geology, Native American settlements, pioneer days, turn-of-the-century, our nation at war, and local disasters.

A special attraction at the museum is its "period rooms," displaying the insides of a sod house, including typical furnishings of the early settler, a complete bedroom and parlor of the 1880s, a pioneer wagon and an old bank interior.