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Museum Of Shadows, Plattsmouth

#83 of 91 in Museums in Nebraska
Museum Of Shadows is now located in one of the most active and most haunted buildings in the Midwest! Museum of shadows houses over a 1000+ verified haunted artifacts from around the world. Visitors from around the world have experienced during museum tours: Seeing a full figure apparition, Disembodied voices, Items physically moving on their own, Children laughing and so much more!

In 1880 there was an empty lot with a creek that ran through where this building sits today. Some of the creek's stones where used to construct the basement walls, turns out they are made of crystal quartz.

* 1885 - Book, Stationary, Cigar shop opened its doors on the main level along with a Jewelry store, Barber Shop and a Tailor Shop.

2nd story was home to many offices - Basement was home to the local newspaper - Plattsmouth Journal.

* 1888 - Book, Stationary, Cigar Shop remained on the main level along with a Millinery, Barber, Tailor Shop.

2nd story remained as offices

Basement was home to an IRON Shop.

* 1889- A Saloon called this main level home along with a Restaurant, Hand Print Shop, Tailor

2nd level was several different rooms and was known as a Brothel also one of the building owners lived above.

* 1906 The main level was still a Saloon, Barber shop, Wallpaper store

The 2nd level was a Cigar Factory and the basement was still an Iron shop.

*1923-1929 - A book, Stationary, Cigar Shop reopened its doors once again in this very building, followed a wire, glass and skylight shop on the 2nd story.

*1945 Cass Drugs opened its doors to the public along with a dentist office. (x-rays have been found in the building and are on display in the museum)

*1965 A doctors office opened its doors to the public to treat the local community. (more history to follow soon) (History and Research provided by Harlan S - Plattsmouth Historian)
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  • Love visiting the museum so much I bought a membership. Whether on an afternoon visit or a ghost hunt there is always a new experience. The spirits are so amazing to interact with. So glad the owners ...  more »
  • Love that there's a story behind each artifact. For those that like the spooky stuff and for anyone with an open mind, this place is great. The general admission during the day was cool but the ghost hunt after hours was amazing. If you're planning to visit please keep an open mind and you will enjoy it. For your open safety please follow the directions of the employees. At least a handful of artifacts that you don't want following you home.
  • Great place, good scares and a lot of cool and eclectic creepy artifacts and dolls. Definitely do the sit challenge downstairs. Get the flash light so you can see and read everything, not the UV light, it's too dark. Costs about $40 for the whole experience. Nebraska gem, will for sure be back.

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