AAA Editor Notes
Fort Robinson History Center is in the 1905 post headquarters building at Fort Robinson State Park, 3200 US 20. Displays include a short film that chronicles the fort's history from its beginnings as a military camp that guarded the Red Cloud Indian Agency in 1874 to its role as a German POW camp after WWII. Visitors can tour a restored infantry barracks, an 1887 officers quarters building and a wheelwright shop. Displays in the infantry barracks include a video presentation about the Cheyenne Breakout of 1879, narrated in the Cheyenne language. The sites of the Red Cloud Indian Agency, the POW camp and a WWII K-9 Corps training facility also can be seen.
Self-guiding tours are available. Guided horse-and-wagon tours are available by reservation in summer.
Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.