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Pierson Wildlife Museum & Learning Center

205 East 5th Street
(402) 887-4212

The Pierson Wildlife Museum and Learning Center is a one-of-a-kind educational display of big game trophies harvested all over the world by Dr. Kenneth Pierson.  You can expect to see world class taxidermy of 100 full-body mounts and 50 head mounts.  His collection includes the Big Five, the Grand Slam, and a western black rhino.  Dr. Pierson was also an avid reader with a vast library that includes many first edition leather bound books. His collection includes numerous first editions written by President Theodore Roosevelt and also includes several by Henry Morton Stanley who is most known for the quote, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”

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Winter Hours (Nov-Dec): 
Thursday - Sunday 1 PM - 4 PM
By Appointment Only
Summer Hours (May-Oct): 
Tuesday - Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM
By Appointment - Call:  


Adults: $5 Seniors: $4 Students K-12: $3    Under School Age: Free


Group discounts may be offered, call to confirm.