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Progress Pride Possibilities


The Madison County Museum was founded in 1928; it collects, preserves, interprets and celebrates the history of Madison County. The Madison County Historical Society Museum welcomes all ages to their modern, handicap accessible facility to experience the hands on exhibits that are offered. Bus tours are always welcome.  Fee: No admission fee (FREE)!


  • The “G” scale train is one of many highlights that our visitors enjoy.
  • The “G” scale train can be run through the breathtaking, picture perfect lighted village.
  • Visitors can also operate the communications exhibit.
  • Children can attend the puppet barn and Indian display.
  • Richie Ashburn display
  • Communications Display by Gordon Moritz and the Telephone Pioneers of America
  • 1880 Fire Pumper
  • Northeast Nebraska Model Railroad Association 30’x50′ modular exhibit with “H-O” scale running trains  
  • Thousand piece lighted village with the “G” scale train which visitors get to run
  • “N” Scale train featuring a working railroad town in the 1950’s
  • History of the Orphan Train Riders
  • Salmen Breyer Horse collection
  • 8’x40′ Lewis & Clark Mural
  • Ertyl tractor display
  • Vintage antiques and military items
  • Puppet barn for kids
  • History of Madison County

Please call (402) 992-1221

Address (Located next door to the original Carnegie Library):
210 West 3rd Street
Madison, Nebraska 68748

Contact Information:
Phone: (402) 992-1221
*Note: The Madison County Historical Society Museum sponsors community events for youth and adults.

Click HERE for event pictures (Cat in the Hat & Book Banquet)