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Travel Thru Time
History Gallery containing discoveries of fossils, Indian stone tools, artifacts and photographs of early Platte County, settlers and communities.


This Die Bold Co. bank vault door weighs 5000 lbs and is 3 1/2 in. thick.  It was built in the late 1920s and was installed in the mid-1930s in the First National Bank who donated it in June 2001 to museum.

Rooms of Victorian clothing, furnishings and heirlooms.


1857 Gottschalk Log Cabin
with Period Furnishings
The Gottschalk cabin was built in 1857 and now stands enclosed within the Platte County Museum's new addition.  Many of these furnishings were the originals still in the cabin after 146 years.

 

Displays of early agricultural tools & technological developments.


1914 "Baby Grand" Chevrolet was traded in the 1940s for a newer car.
donated by the Nielsen family


1913 Indian Motorcycle


1937 Farmall Tractor on steel wheels


Authentic Turn-of-the-Century Barber Shop

There's so much to see at the museum.  
Bring the kids.  Come and join us for a day of history.

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