Displays at the 19,000-square-foot Knight Museum and Sandhills Center span many aspects of western life, including an extensive display of Native
American artifacts, railroad memorabilia, military history from the Indian Wars to Alliance’s World War II air base, homestead and ranch life, and the various cultures who shaped the area.
The museum’s research center houses the largest collection of genealogy material in the region. Volunteers are available for one-on-one assistance in perusing the thousands of records. To get there, turn north on Yellowstone Avenue from highways 385 and 2. The museum is at 908 Yellowstone. (308) 762-2384 www.knightmuseum.com
For more Alliance information, contact Alliance Visitors Bureau at (877) 269-8776 or the Alliance Chamber of Commerce at (800) 738-0648 or visit www.VisitAlliance.com.
Listen and Discover more about Alliance and the Knight Museum
Find out about the formation of the friendly town of Alliance and the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center in western Nebraska. Listen to NPR’s Tom Wilmer as he shares segments of his show “Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer," in cooperation with Nebraska Tourism Commission and Geiger and Associates.