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Our Story

Discovering the Past - Celebrating the Present

Preserving, sharing and celebrating the amazing stories of the citizens of Douglas County! Immerse yourself in the rich history of our community at the Douglas County Museum of History and Art. As the repository of the artifacts and teasures of our past and present, we offer a diverse collection of artifacts and exhibitions that will captivate your curiosity. Explore our expansive collection and take part in tours to expand your knowledge. Our mission is to provide educational experiences for all ages, fostering a love for history and art. With our temporary exhibitions and events, as well as our permanent collections, we aim to inspire and enlighten our visitors. Join us today and embark on a journey through time!

Check out some of our permanent Exhibitions
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Museum was born in 1998 when its life as the 1958 County Courthouse ended.  With options including making it a parking lot being pursued,
a group of History minded citizens saw to its becoming the

Douglas County Museum of History and Art.

Special Events & Exhibits

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July 20th at Frog Rock Brewing Company!  - Join us for a concert benefitting the Museum.
Four great local Bands and superb craft beers! 
Learn moreOrder tickets!

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