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Colossal Stomps into the Museum

Gloria (Anne Hathaway) drinks too hard and parties too much. Her boyfriend has enough of it and throws her out. Gloria returns to her hometown, dreaming of making a new start, but instead revives her childhood friendship with Oscar (Jason Sudeikis), who runs a bar. After drinking a night away with Oscar and his friends, […]

Beauty and the Beast Delights at the Museum

Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on […]

Aircraft Carrier: Guardians of the Sea

Opens June 2017 The mission to protect and defend the world’s oceans has become far more complex and challenging in recent years, and naval aviation has become increasingly vital to success. One of the greatest engineering feats in the history of warfare, the modern Nimitz-class carrier, is a masterpiece of technology. With RIMPAC, the world’s […]

Novel Film Night with ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Book & Film

Join us Thursday, May 18, for a great film followed by a discussion of the movie and the book it was based on! Details below. Coordinated with the Hastings Public Library. Movie at 6:15p, followed by a discussion. Discussion will likely conclude by 9:15p. No RSVP necessary! We hope you can come. Normal Theatre admission applies, […]

Father’s Day Bus Tour Package

This Father’s Day give your Dad a great afternoon of history. Get a sense of what it was like to live in Hastings during one of its boom periods. The city’s population nearly doubled between 1942 and 1943. Where did they live and work? While we were thinking of dads when we selected this date, all are […]

Total Solar Eclipse

Don’t miss it: August 21, 2017! You’ll begin seeing the ‘first bite’ of the eclipse at 11:34 a.m. Totality begins at 12:58 p.m. and will last for two minutes and 14 seconds in Hastings. There’s so much to learn prior to the big day! This video explains the eclipse and some of the new terms you need […]

Honorable Mentions

To commemorate Nebraska’s 150th year of statehood, the Hastings Museum and the Adams County Historical Society have teamed up to install a new exhibit, Honorable Mentions: 150 Years of Adams County History. The exhibit will honor past and present citizens of Adams County who have had an impact on the county and the state of […]

Experience Life on the Wing with ‘Earthflight’

Earthflight (in 2D & 3D) is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial techniques and state-of-the-art cameras deliver the reality of flying right alongside birds as we join a variety of different species on their seasonal journeys. As we fly with […]

WILD About Mammals: Educator Workshop

WILD About Mammals: Educator Workshop Saturday February 25, 2017 9:00am-1:00pm Hastings Museum – Hastings, Nebraska Mammals are one of the most fascinating groups of animals in the world. With over 95 different species just in Nebraska, there are many ways that you can incorporate them into your classroom. In this FREE educator workshop we will […]

Imagine Dragons: Smoke + Mirrors

Imagine Dragons In Concert: Smoke + Mirrors was filmed last July 4 in Toronto, and the presence of cameras gave the performance an extra jolt. Band members said they remember walking offstage being very happy, knowing that they captures  a special energy. Trailer Below Singer Dan Reynolds said he considers the film a cap for […]

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