Street Address
908 Yellowstone
Alliance, NE 69301
Mailing Address
PO Drawer D
Alliance, NE 69301
Summer hours: (May-Sept)
Monday - Friday8 AM - 7 PM
Saturday10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday1 PM - 5 PM
Winter hours: (Oct-Apr)
Monday - Friday8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Becci Thomas, Director
phone: 308-762-2384
Cindy Zurn, Collections Clerk


To honor, educate and preserve the history of Alliance, Western Nebraska and the pioneer life and spirit of the Sandhills. "Come be a part of Alliance's History"


The Knight Museum & Sandhills Center re-opened it's doors in March of 2010 after a massive renovation. The Gallery features world-class exhibits of local and natural history artifacts.

Artifacts Collections

  • Native American
  • Railroad
  • Nebraska Sandhills

Research Collections

Large genealogy library featuring

  • Box Butte County history
  • marriages
  • court records
  • cemetery records
  • funeral home records
  • Newberry Saddle info
  • school/church records
  • vintage newspapers on microfilm, etc.

Educational Programs

Heritage Seekers typically host a monthly genealogical or historical program the last week of each month. The Writer's group meet the 1st Tues of each month. Scrapbooking group meets generally the 1st weekend of each month. Guided tours of the gallery exhibits are gladly given upon request. Most programs are free or minimal charge.


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

Appointment required: No


Wheelchair Accessible


Newberry Gift Shop

Newberry Gift Shop offers a wide variety of local authored books, items related to the museum's featured displays of Nebraska Sandhills, Native American and Railroading.

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours