Skip to Main Content

Burwell, Nebraska: Two-Headed Calf

In the basement of the county museum. "Wonderfully taxidermied."

Garfield County Historical Museum

737 H St., Burwell, NE
Garfield County Historical Museum. One block south and a half-block east of the town square, on H St. between 7th and 8th Aves.
May-Oct Su 2-4 pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Two-Headed Calf

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Two-Headed Calf

The Garfield County Museum, located in Burwell, Nebraska, has an impressive collection of local historical items including artifacts related to colorful characters in the Sandhills Region such as Happy Jack, Doc Middleton, and Cowboy Amos. However, in the basement, amid the usual horrifying antique surgical instruments, sits a wonderfully taxidermied 2-headed calf that is nearly 100 years old. Free Admission and well worth it.

[Dr. Todd Wyatt, 08/11/2001]

Nearby Offbeat Places

The VillagersThe Villagers, Taylor, NE - 13 mi.
Happy Jack Chalk Mine TourHappy Jack Chalk Mine Tour, Scotia, NE - 32 mi.
World's Largest ShamrockWorld's Largest Shamrock, O'Neill, NE - 53 mi.
In the region:
Metal Pyramid and Camel, Cairo, NE - 60 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Save Cool Vacation Destinations! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Nebraska Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Punk Rock Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada (Dec 4-10, 2023)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings