• A County Resarch Museum
    A County Resarch Museum

    The Cairo Roots Museum beautifully presents the history of northwestern Hall County in Nebraska.

  • The First Settlers
    The First Settlers

    The museum's displays are well organized and professionally presented in the city's community building.

  • Artifacts and archives
    Artifacts and archives

    The research museum displays numerous artifacts and offers a multitude of archives for visitors to examine.

Cairo Roots Museum

The Cairo Roots Research Museum documents the history of northwestern Hall County, Nebraska. It has information and exhibits on the Pawnee Indian Nation, inhabitants of the area until around the Civil War, early pioneers and community settlement. Notable collections include genealogies, bound newspapers from 1946-2010, and early photographs from Balcom-Green Collection including 1,200 glass plate negatives. It is set up as a genealogical research museum and is open Saturday mornings 9am-12pm or by appointment.