Trailside Public Hours

Thank you for your interest in visiting Trailside Museum of Natural History. We are currently closed for the winter season. We will reopen in April 2022. Thank you to all who visited this year. We look forward to welcoming guests back next season. 

Admission (tax not included)

Admission plus valid Nebraska Park Entry Permit required.

Adults (ages 19+) $4.00
Children (ages 5-18) $2.00
Young Children (ages 4 and under) FREE


The museum is located at beautiful, historic Fort Robinson State Park. Three miles west of Crawford, Nebraska, on Highway 20, about 2 hours from Interstate 80.


The main floor of the museum where the exhibits and restrooms are located is wheelchair accessible. The gift and rock shops, located on a lower level, are not wheelchair accessible.

Youth Activity Safety Policy

School and youth groups please read the University of Nebraska Lincoln Youth Activity Safety Policy before your visit.