Visit Information

995 6th Ave

Sidney,  Nebraska

(308) 254-2150

Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Fort Sidney Museum and Post Commander's Home! The museum’s collection of over 2,250 local objects helps tell the trailblazing history of Fort Sidney and the people of Cheyenne County.


The museum is located on the corner of 6th and Jackson Street, just a block off of the historic Lincoln Highway that goes through downtown Sidney.

The Fort Commander's Home is just a 1/2 a block south of the museum. When visiting, the tour guide will walk you down to the visit the home. 

Admission is free and no tickets are required.


June - July - August

Weekdays     9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Weekends     1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

If you want to visit and the museum is closed, Board members are available to open and give tours during reasonable hours. Please call:

Steve Olson, President - 308-483-5791

Gary Hawkins, VP - 308-249-5882

Tom Mathine, Secretary - 307-399-2038

Julie Gehrig, Treasurer - 308-249-3532

Tom Nightingale - 308-249-7900

Sally Harris - 308-250-1116

Duane Nightingale - 308-249-5966

Harvey Harrington - 531-721-8384

Mary Brumage - 308-249-1844


Please let us know you are coming by leaving a message on the answering machine at (308) 254-2150 or email with the name and size of your group, planned visit date, and estimated arrival time. Please note that this is not a tour reservation, and you are welcome to visit at any time during public visiting hours without registering.

After Your Visit

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