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Homestead National Monument

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Homestead National Monument of America commemorates the westward expansion of the United States, specifically the Homestead Act of 1862 and its far-reaching effects upon the landscape and people. The Homestead Heritage Center contains exhibits on immigration, agriculture, native tribes and the prairie ecosystem.

Contact:
Education department
home_education@nps.gov

8523 NE-4
Beatrice, NE 68310
(402) 223-3514

Fees: FREE

Student Ratio:1:10 adult to student ratio

Tour Info: Tours are customized for each group and last 30-60 minutes in the facility, plus optional hikes on the property.

Capacity/availability: 30 students per group. Facility can handle up to 300 students at one time with advance notice.

Hours:
Summer Season daily from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Labor Day-Memorial Day 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day