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Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum

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This museum is a lot more interesting than you might expect. It is especially interesting if you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DunavantGary
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A leap into history! A picture of a model of my Dad’s personal tractor on the ranch. This is also... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is a lot more interesting than you might expect. It is especially interesting if you are given a guided tour by Don (I think). He is a retired Dean from University of Nebraska and restores old tractors as a hobby. I don’t think...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

A leap into history! A picture of a model of my Dad’s personal tractor on the ranch. This is also a tractor test facility requires by Nebraska law! Fun place free with suggested donation!

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

You don't have to be a farmer to be interested in tractors. You only need to like to eat. Modern high production farming would be simply impossible without tractors, and with over 300 million mouths to feed in this country alone, tractors are essential. This...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Absolute must see for the agricultural enthusiast. Three is a tractor or two here you will be hard pressed to see anywhere else. Wonderful historical overview of the Nebraska Tractor Test Lab!

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very nice small museum that tells the history of why Nebraska requires the testing of all tractors being sold in Nebraska. Very nice collection of antique tractors that the Ag engineering students helped rebuild and maintain. Must see if you enjoy the history of tractors.

Thank jdharper2016
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Well this is definitely another unique Museum to be added to the list of y'all ain't going to believe there's a museum to do this list. This Museum Chronicles what has happened over the last 100 years with tractors being tested so that one can...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped here with a group of 9. A gentleman greeted us at the door. He was very knowledgeable about tractors and the testing they do. He included the younger children by offering a scavenger hunt card. He answered questions, included stories that pertained to...More

Thank B1098
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This museum is located on the campus so it is a little difficult to find. Our tour guide for the day was very informative about how tractors started to be tested in Nebraska and was very knowledgeable on the tractors located in the museum. Unfortunately...More

Thank Kristin R
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

If you like old tractors, don't miss this place. Allow at least 2 hours, more if you're a reader. If it's open, right next door is the University's new tractor test lab. Very educational.

Thank beckenhauerj
Reviewed 1 February 2017

If you have an interest in how agriculture and crop production has evolved over the years this museum is well worth a stop in. They have a wide variety of tractors and other equipment that will be of interest. Have taken a number of out...More

Thank Gary M
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No problem with a large group. They will break up the group into smaller segments. They are open year around: Open Tuesdays-Fridays 9 AM - 4 PM Saturdays 10 AM - 2 PM Closed Sundays, Mondays & major... More
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