Pioneer Village is a museum and tourist attraction along U.S. Highway 6 in Minden, Nebraska, United States. Pioneer Village was founded in 1953 by Harold Warp, a Chicago manufacturer from Minden. The museum comprises a complex of 28 buildings on 20 acres (81,000 m2) with a total collection of over 50,000 items. The museum has a large collections of items from 1830 to the present, including frontier buildings; early cars (more than 350 are on display) and airplanes; a Wurlitzer Caliola; tractors and other farm implements; and an art collection. The Pioneer Village also manages a motel and a campground as part of the complex.Add Pioneer Village and other attractions to your Minden trip itinerary using our Minden journey planning tool.
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Good place to visit. Stopped by Tuesday expecting the worst from previous reviews but was ok. Lots to see and brought back memories. Lots and lots to see great old cars and old farm equipment... more »
I'm sad to criticize what was probably a much-better attraction some years ago and probably a source of great pride to the people of the area. But I'm completely perplexed by the stellar reviews of... more »
Quite remarkable. Opens our eyes not just to Nebraska history, but also US history. Tons of beautiful (and weird) vehicles and "tech" from every generation. Well worth the 13mile drive down from I80, but.plan to spend at least 2 hours, could easily spend 4+ hours.
Awesome place to stop and learn about the lifestyles of America's pioneers. Absolutely worth the visit. Walking through each building and learning each additional tidbit of information about the Warp family's history is a lot of fun.
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