The Bayard Depot Museum works to collect, preserve, and display the history of Bayard, Nebraska. With its prime location in the fertile North Platte Valley, along the Oregon Trail, and close proximity to Chimney Rock, Bayard is burgeoning with reminders of our pioneering and agricultural heritage. From farm implements to musical instruments, and quilts to uniforms, the museum serves as the only repository for historical artifacts in Bayard.
103 Main Street PO Box 435
Bayard, NE 69334
Housed in the historic Burlington Northern Railroad Depot, the museum is open daily from Memorial Day through the end of September. Museum activities are funded by memberships, donations, and fundraisers. Each fall, the museum hosts the annual Sip & Sample, a wine and beer tasting event featuring Nebraska made beer and wine. The Museum also supports other activities and organizations in the community, as approved by the board of directors.