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Welcome to the Ralston Archives Museum

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF FRANK AND VELMA JOHNSON

 
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Get to Know Us

The museum is dedicated to the memory of Frank and Velma Johnson who were long time residents of the city of Ralston.  The museum and its volunteers continue to work to foster the historic, civic, charitable and cultural development of the city of Ralston, NE by educating Ralston citizens and the general public.

The museum and its volunteers want to stimulate and extend appreciation for our forefathers and their way of life, encourage and promote education and public interest and cultivation of science and exhibition of curiosities or works of art.

 
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Come Visit

The Ralston Archives Museum is open the third Sunday of the month during January-June and August-October from 1:00-3:00pm, July 3rd from 4:00-6:30pm, and the last Sunday of November from 1:00-3:00pm.

Tours welcome by appointment.

Due to the fragile nature of the items in our care we ask that no flash photography is taken inside of the museum.

 

About the Archives

A group of committed volunteers that seek to preserve the history and community of Ralston Nebraska.

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Explore

See what we have collected and preserved of the Ralston community. Where else can you go to discover the story of Ralston Nebraska, whether you are new to the community or have lived here your whole life, you will definitely find something new here.

Research

We have volunteers that can help you research. Do you have questions about a family member that was involved in the Ralston community? What was in that building before it became the flower shop? Our volunteers will do our best to help if we can.

Rotating Displays

The archives has collected many pieces of Ralston history and have compiled them in comprehensive displays. These displays are rotated throughout the year so that each visit to the archives is a new discovery.