Minden, Nebraska: Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

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Address:
138 E. US Hwy 6, Minden, NE
Directions:
I-80 exit 279. Drive south on Hwy 10/Harold Warp Memorial Drive for 12 miles into Minden. On the northeast corner of Hwy 10 and US Hwy 6.
Hours:
Summer daily 8-6, off-season 9-4:30. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
308-832-1181
Admission:
Adults $15.
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Harold Warp Pioneer Village.

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village
"There's nothing like it anywhere." More than 50,000 items in many buildings. Where else can you see a piece of the tin foil used on Edison's first phonograph, and a monkey wrench exhibit? Bring your camera! Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/30/2012]

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Model of Pioneer Village.

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

Plan on at least 5 hours or more to see everything at Harold Warp's Pioneer Village. Great place. Well worth your time.

[Bruce Hofer, 08/25/2020]

A model in the Pioneer Village of the Pioneer Village shows the various display buildings and historical structures -- all filled with vintage wonders.

American flag in buttons.

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

"...with liberty and buttons for all." - Anonymous patriot-poet-craftsperson

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 07/04/2017]

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village.

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

If you like history or antique anything, Harold Warp's Pioneer Village is totally worth the trip! I've been many places around the world and have never seen anything like this!

[Profe, 07/25/2016]

Oldsmobile gallery.

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

This place has shown and is showing its age. Grounds are well taken care of, exhibit descriptions are clearly marked. There is just so much displayed, that you can't really take it in (even the Smithsonian puts up a portion of its stuff and rotates what it has). The restaurant has '50s style menu selections (good hamburger, but wish it had lettuce & pickles besides the tomato and onion) and the hostess to go with them. The sheets in the motel are so thin that it makes you afraid you'll rip them, but overall it's a very clean place. You have to use your room key to get ice!

[CA Lussen, 09/05/2011]

Wow -- you ate and slept there -- the Total Harold Warp Experience. We've only been to the museum, overwhelming enough on its own.


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