Washington County Museum

Established: 1925
Physical Location/Address: 102 N. 14th Street
City: Fort Calhoun
County: Washington
Hours: 9-5 T-F; 9-1 Sat
Organization’s email: [email protected]
Organization’s Phone: (402) 468-5740
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Special events or exhibits relating to Nebraska’s 150: Washington County Heritage Days Sept 30 / Oct 1 at Fort Atkinson
Description: The oldest county museum in the state, located 15 minutes north of Omaha on Hwy 75. On the Lewis & Clark Trail, and located 3 blocks from Fort Atkinson State Historical Park, a recreated 1820 military outpost. Exhibits featuring the “first council” between Lewis & Clark and the Otoe/Missouria people, Firearms exhibit, history of Washington County, relics from the excavation of Fort Atkinson.