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New exhibits at Frank Museum explore Central Nebraska's deep history

The finishing touches are being put on the new exhibits at the G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture.

KEARNEY, Neb. — The finishing touches are being put on the new exhibits at the G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture.

On the first and second floor of the museum are exhibits that show off the history of the Tuberculosis Hospital and art pieces and furniture that people in the community donated.

Some of the pieces date back to the 1700s and 1800s.

There are also some digital components.

"Over the last few years we've been working to restore the building to different eras of its history and install exhibits that interprets the changes within this home that many people in the community love as well as the changes within Kearney and Central Nebraska," said William Stoutamire who is the director of the G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture.

The new exhibits will be open to the public on Saturday, April 14 from 1-4 p.m.

There's also a documentary screening of the "Stone Mansion on the Prairie" that tells the story of the Frank Museum building during the late 1800s to the late 1900s.

The documentary showing will be Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Merryman Performing Arts Center.




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