The Kearney County Historical Museum houses memories of Kearney County since the Civil War. The museum is open during the summer months and is located at 6th street and Nebraska Avenue in Minden. Admission is free, with donations accepted. The Kearney County Historical Museum has more than 7000 items in four buildings. The four buildings include the first school in Minden; the first store and post office in Kearney County and one of the first train depots in Kearney County. Several artifacts from the neighboring towns of Axtell, Heartwell, Norman and Wilcox, as well as, many historical articles such as old photographs, books, magazines, and newspapers are on display. Handicap accessible. Call 308.832.1789 for more information.