Knight Museum and Sandhills Center

908 Yellowstone Ave.
Alliance, NE 69301- Map It
Phone: (308) 762-2384

AAA Editor Notes

Knight Museum and Sandhills Center is at 908 Yellowstone Ave. After a brief video presentation about the region's history, visitors proceed up a ramp that provides access to information about the geology of Western Nebraska and the creation of the sandhills. There are fossils—of coral, seashells, plants, a shark's tooth, a horse's hoof, fish—as well as interactive exhibits and displays about the area's Native American tribes, pioneer immigrants, railroad history and Midwestern town life. A historical and genealogy library also is available.

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 1-5, May-Sept.; Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 10-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 45 minutes minimum.