• Cub Creek winds through the woodland at Hometstead National Monument of America.

    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?

Horse team

To "Prove up" a homestead, the owner was required to make improvements including building a home, breaking the soil, and planting a crop for 5 years.