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Fort Sidney Museum & Post Commander's Home

Visit the historic buildings of 1800's

Located in the heart of Cheyenne County, the Fort Sidney Nebraska Museum offers visitors a captivating journey through the region's rich history. 

Fort Sidney Museum and Post Commander's home is what is left of the historic fort located in Sidney, Nebraska, United States. It was established as  a point midway between the Platte Rivers, where the modern community of Sidney, Nebraska, now stands.

Whether you are a history enthusiast, a curious student, or a family looking for an educational outing, explore Fort Sidney Officers Quarters Museum and the Post Commander's Home to discover the past's captivating stories of Sidney and surrounding areas.

With 16 themed rooms showcasing artifacts, exhibits, and interactive displays, visitors can immerse themselves in the stories of Fort Sidney and the surrounding area.

The Post Commander's home is a beautifully preserved glimpse into the 1860-1890s. Each room is furnished with authentic pieces from the era, reflecting the daily life and stature of a commanding officer. This home offers an immersive experience, transporting you to a pivotal time in Sidney's history.

The research page will be a valuable resource for scholars and genealogy enthusiasts. In the future, this page will feature a rich collection of photos, documents, and other historical items now housed at the museum, allowing visitors to explore and study the history of Fort Sidney in depth. Currently, visitors can fill out a form to request information they are researching. 

Keep updated on all the exciting activities happening at Fort Sidney Museum. Find details about upcoming events, including historical reenactments, guided tours, educational workshops, community gatherings, and special exhibits. Check this page regularly to stay informed and plan your visit around these enriching and enjoyable events.

Welcome to "Stories of Fort Sidney," our blog dedicated to sharing the rich history and captivating tales of this historic fort. Dive into the legends, events, and people that have shaped Fort Sidney over the years. Whether you're a history enthusiast or a curious visitor, join us in exploring the stories that bring our past to life.