Gothenburg, Nebraska: Sod House Museum: World's Largest Plow

Not only the World's Largest Plow, but also a life-size bison made of 4.5 miles of barbed wire, and a sod house built in 1954. Museum closed in 2019; new owners have pledged to reopen. Outdoor exhibits still visible.

300 S. Lake Ave., Gothenburg, NE
I-80 exit 211, northwest side. Very convenient for a sod house; it's just off a freeway exit, behind a gas station.
Museum closed in 2019; new owners have pledged to reopen. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Sod House Museum - World's Largest Plow

The museum was not open when we visited, and there was a For Sale sign out front. The World's Largest Plow was covered in weeds. We climbed the fence, along with another couple, to look at the barbed wire animals and peek inside the sod house.

[Janelle, 08/07/2019]
Sod House Museum - World's Largest Plow

Worth a stop to talk to and learn from Seus, the most wonderful woman you'll encounter on your travels.

[Jenna, 07/05/2018]

Sod House Museum - World's Largest Plow

The plow was great. Just what you want in a massive plow. The best thing about the place was the great coffee/gift shop with homemade muffins, cake, jams and honey.

[Sian De Freyssinet, 03/14/2017]
Sod House Museum - World's Largest Plow

Doesn't open until 9 am, and cost is free. The lady is really friendly and informative.

[Jeaneane Renz, 07/25/2016]
Sod House

Sod house, world's largest plow, bison made of barb wire. The shell station has changed to a Cen-ex station in front of the sod house. Also there is a life size Indian riding a horse made from barb wire staged to look as if pursuing the buffalo. Very good, great lady explaining history of area and sod house!

[Becky gaines, 09/13/2014]

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