What can $10 get you?
Presenting North Platte All-In-One, an exclusive ticket including admission to four prime attractions and a souvenir. As a part of the package, you will receive admission to the Golden Spike Tower, Lincoln County Historical Museum, Buffalo Bill State Historical Park, and the Cody Park Train Display with a free souvenir. Regularly, the combined adult admission price to all four attractions is $15. This special promotion offers admission for $10.
Take a peek at the four destinations below!
*North Platte All-In-One ticket is only being offered Memorial Day through Labor Day 2018. Park permit for Buffalo Bill State Historical Park is not included and is required to visit. Pick up your All-In-One ticket at the first attraction you visit.
- Golden Spike Tower
Not only can you capture an awe-inspiring view of the Guinness book recognized world’s largest railroad classification yard, you can also hear stories and personal experiences from retired railroad employees. Complete with interpretive displays, equipment exhibits, interactive kiosks, an observation deck, brick pavilion, and flag courtyard, you will get the full experience of the past and present here at the Golden Spike Tower.
- Lincoln County Historical Museum
Get an inside look at the history of the Great Plains region at the Lincoln County Historical Museum. There’s so much to explore from the artifacts and antiques to the expansive village. You can’t miss the captivating look at the World War II Canteen, where 6.5 million service men and women were dedicatedly fed during a time of crisis. A history lover or not, this place will have you appreciating the Great Plains in new ways.
- Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
At Buffalo Bill State Historical Park, you will get a firsthand look at the life of famed Nebraskan, buffalo hunter, and showman, William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody. Uncover the exciting life of Buffalo Bill by touring his mansion, barn, and the nearby area. With some restored furnishings and preserved memorabilia in the mansion and antique carriages that personally belonged to Buffalo Bill in the barn, this state park makes for an authentic experience you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
- Cody Park Train Display
Come by the Cody Park Train Display to pick up your souvenir, included in the All-In-One package. At the Cody Park Train Display, you will find locomotive and train car exhibits as well as numerous railroad memorabilia. Never fear; this isn’t just an exhibit for the eyes, be an engineer for the afternoon and climb into the massive locomotives for yourself.
~About the Author: Lisa van Donk is a longtime North Platte resident and has completed her second year at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, majoring in Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in English. She currently serves as an intern at the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau.