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Sneak peek at what you can experience at Homestead National Historical Park! Come visit our museum, watch our engaging park film, research your family's connections to homesteading, visit a cabin of the time and learn more about technological changes of the homesteading era and hike through the restored tallgrass prairie.

Prairie grass with the roof of a cabin seen over the grasses.

Learn about places to visit within the park and about the history of homesteads around the country.

Learn about the distance learning connections and field trips at Homestead.
Curriculum for all ages at Homestead

Learn about online and distance learning opportunities available through Homestead National Historical Park!

Sun rising in the east over the Homestead NHP's Heritage Center.
Photos & Multimedia

View photos and videos about the homesteading story, Homestead NHP, past and present events, podcasts, and more.

History and Culture
History and Culture

The Homestead Act of 1862 was one of the most significant and enduring events in the westward expansion of the United States.

A palm sized dickcissel perches on top of a tall yellow compass plant flower.
Explore Nature at Homestead

The natural areas at Homestead offer a window to the past, a place for exploration and reflection.

A lego ranger in front of the historic cabin at Homestead.
Activities for Kids

Learn about kids activities at the park including Junior Ranger books and online activities!



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    Last updated: April 24, 2024

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    8523 West State Highway 4
    Beatrice, NE 68310


    402 223-3514

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