Experience Our Heritage

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You are at home or a restaurant and you cut into a roll.  Then you notice that there are crumbs on the tablecloth or table and brush them away.  Did you know that brushing crumbs away used to be a part of American dining during the Victorian Era?  Or that someone would come and do that for Read more…


The High Plains Museum began collecting in 1959, and  those many years of collecting have yielded a collection of fascinating objects. The HPM cannot display all these objects at once, instead we curate an exhibit to feature certain objects. Ever wonder what objects the museum has stored? Each week we will bring you one fascinating object from our Read more…