John G. Neihardt State Historical Site

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The Neihardt Center features museum exhibits about Nebraska Poet Laureate John G. Neihardt. The one- room study that Neihardt used from 1911-1920 as a place to write many of his works is preserved at this site. The site features the Sacred Hoop Prayer Garden and a library with materials about Neihardt's legacy.

Amy Kucera, director

306 West Elm Street
Bancroft, NE 68004
(402) 648-3388

Fees: FREE

Student Ration:1:15-20 adult to student ratio

Tour Info: Guided tours are led by a docent, however a 13-minute video is also available. In good weather the Sacred Hoop Prayer Garden, designed by Neihardt, is part of the tour.
Capacity/availability: Ideal for tour groups of 20-30 students. Students typically receive a tour and participate in a scavenger hunt or writing activity. 

Open daily, year-round and for group tours and special hours by appointment.
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Closed holidays