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Darkest Hour Thrills at the Museum

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award winner Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for […]

Live Rainforest Animals at the Hastings Museum!

Nature’s Educators is returning to the Museum on April 28! Join us as we learn about a handful of rain forest animals!Meet live animals such as reptiles and birds that call the beautiful rainforest home. Learn about their adaptations, diets, personal histories and get the chance to see them up close and personal! This program […]

Peter Rabbit charms at the Museum

Peter Rabbit and his three sisters — Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail — enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. When one of McGregor’s relatives suddenly moves in, he’s less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches […]

‘The Greatest Showman’ Returns to the Museum!

    Back by populardemand. During its first run, 3 shows sold  out! So we brought back this magical film for 3 more showtimes. Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to […]

Nat Geo’s Photo Ark Docks in Hastings

Opens February 5 National Geographic photographer and Nebraska native Joel Sartore started the Photo Ark in 1985. This archive of intimate and stunning portraits includes birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. To date, Sartore has visited over 40 countries and photographed more than 6,000 species to inspire people to care and help protect these […]

Critics Adore ‘Loving Vincent’

Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film! Van Gogh is not only famous for his paintings, but for his tortured life, perhaps most notably for cutting off his ear and shooting himself while at his easel. He painted to the bitter end of his unhappy misunderstood life. He is the world’s totemic […]

Critterman Returns with Live Animals

Don’t miss this wonderful evening of food, fun & live animals! Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 The Museum will offer an evening of family fun featuring pizza, a large-format film, and Critterman! SOLD OUT! WOW! Thanks! Pizza & Kool-Aid: 5p Amazon Adventure in the Theatre: 6p Critterman: 7:15p Kids will love the chance to meet some […]

The Tri-City Food Fight is on!

The Tri-City Food Fight pits the Hastings Museum, Stuhr Museum, and the Archway in Kearney against each other to see who can raise the most food for local food pantries during the holiday season. All food collected goes toward local food pantries. To participate, simply drop non-perishable food items off at collection points at one […]

Spirits & Interesting People: SIP!

Join us Saturday, Jan. 27, from 7-11 PM, for a cocktail party that puts a spotlight on cool careers and hobbies! It’s a cocktail party with a twist! We’ve got libations and a group of experts with interesting jobs and hobbies. You’ll get a chance to meet them and learn about the odd and interesting […]

Wild about Mammals Workshop | NE Game & Parks

We are excited to host the Nebraska Game & Parks for an educator workshop revolving around mammals! In this FREE educator workshop we will explore many different topics that meet Nebraska state standards regarding mammals. Topics include; food chains/food webs, adaptations and characteristics, habitats, basic anatomy, life cycles, etc.             […]

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