Bus Tours

Bus tour
Tour bus group at Heritage Center

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Program Reservations & Cancellations

While it is not required, tour groups are encouraged to make reservations by calling 402-223-3514.

• NO ENTRY FEE or PERMITS REQUIRED for commercial buses or group tours
• FREE PARKING is available at the Homestead Heritage, Education Center, and the Freeman School

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There are many special events and activities throughout the year. Visit our schedule of events to learn more.

 
A plow-shaped building with lots of windows sits on the prairie.

Visit the Homestead Heritage Center

Visit the Homestead Heritage Center to explore the exhibits, watch the award-winning "Land of Dreams," and research your family history!

The Freeman School was the longest running one room schoolhouse in Nebraska.

Visit the Freeman School

The historic Freeman School serves as a reminder of the role the schoolhouse played in the history of the prairie frontier.

Palmer Epard Cabin

Palmer-Epard Cabin

Imagine living in this cabin built in 1867.

The Education Center is a building that has farm implements and temporary exhibits.

Visit the Education Center

The Education Center is a building that has farm implements and temporary exhibits. This place hosts special events and festivals.

A trail cuts through tallgrass towards a cabin. There are trees on the right side of the trail.

Explore Three Miles of Trails

Explore three miles of hiking trails through the tallgrass prairie and the Burr Oak woodland.

A photo show a mountain landscape by water with name of film - Land of Dreams

Land of Dreams - Park Film

This 23 minute film gains personal perspective about the complex and far reaching impacts of the Homestead Act of 1862.

Genealogical and Scholarly Research

Genealogical and Scholarly Research

Digital homestead records, archaeological artifacts, historical objects, over 928,000 archival documents and more.

Homestead has books and more for sale at the Heritage Center and Educational Center.

Homestead has two bookstores

Homestead has books and more for sale at the Heritage Center and Educational Center.

 
 

Check out these sample road trips from the Nebraska Tourism Commission:
Southeast Nebraska Tour
Heritage Highway
Southern (NE) Border Passport Tour

Group tours build on to your Midwest Experience - So many great places to visit near Homestead!

Beatrice Chamber of Commerce
Nebraska Travel and Tourism
Kansas Travel and Tourism
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce

Last updated: December 28, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310

Phone:

(402) 223-3514

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