Learn About the Park

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 Monument!

Heritage Center sits in pre-dawn light.

Photos and Multimedia

View photos and and videos about the homesteading story, Homestead National Monument of America, 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 Homestead's natural areas

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!



Loading results...

    Last updated: May 6, 2020

    Contact the Park

    Mailing Address:

    8523 West State Highway 4
    Beatrice , NE 68310


    (402) 223-3514

    Contact Us