• Sunflowers abloom on the prairie.

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Operating Hours & Seasons

Homestead National Monument of America is open daily, all year round, except Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1. The trail system and parking lot are open from dawn to dusk every day the park is open.

Summer Season (Memorial Day to Labor Day)
The Heritage Center, Education Center, and other buildings are open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fall, Winter and Spring Seasons (Labor Day to Memorial Day)
The Heritage Center, Education Center, and other buildings are open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Did You Know?

Prairie

While plowing 1 acre of ground, the homesteader walked 10 miles. So to plow the required 10 acres for his homestead, the homesteader had to walk a minimum of 100 miles.