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Daily Activities

See and Do

Daily activities in Railroad Town run from May 1 - Labor Day each year.

Just what can you do in a 19th Century town? Plenty!

Exploring the town is a good way to start!  Railroad Town, Nebr. is a living, working town full of people happy to talk to you about their lives in the year 1897. However, for those wanting to plan your day at Stuhr Museum a little more, every day includes hands-on activities for children and adults to take part in that help paint a vivid picture of life during the pioneer era.

Here’s a sample of activities you can enjoy in Railroad Town anytime - May 1 through Labor Day!

Write a Letter at the Post Office

Walk on Stilts

Play Hoops and Sticks


Play in the Yellow Playhouse

Buy a Newspaper

Special activities occur on other days, including playing Croquet or Graces and helping out at a trade site or in a home. Be sure and ask one of the residents of town if you can help by running an errand or with some work around their place.