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Nebraska State Historical Society Headquarters

Photograph of NSHS headquarters building

Helping you find your place in history!

The photographs, documents, moving images, publications, and other resources of the Nebraska State Historical Society can help you find out how to fix up your old house or uncover your old relatives.

Headquarters is home to:


1500 R Street
Lincoln, Nebraska
Map to location

Building Hours:

8 - 5 Monday - Friday
10 - 4 Saturday
Closed all state holidays.

Library / Reference Hours:

Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 - 4:00
Saturday, 10:00 - 4:00, limited service
Closed Sunday and Monday

The Reference Room is closed all state holidays and on some holiday weekends. The state holidays are: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Arbor Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day & day after, and Christmas Day. It is advisable to check with the Reference Room for the current schedule of open hours before arriving to do research. Library / Archives can be reached at 402-471-4751 or 1-800-833-6747.



Mailing address:

Nebraska State Historical Society
PO Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554






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