The mission of the Fairbury City Museum is to preserve, display and promote the history of Fairbury, Nebraska as well as Jefferson County. The Fairbury City Museum has a very impressive inventory of period items that have been donated by friends and families of the community that are not only educational, but give you an interesting look into the early-day lives in Jefferson County. Exhibits represent many answers to problems of pioneer life.
The Fairbury City Museum, once housed in a tiny store front on the west side of the square in downtown Fairbury moved to it's new location in the former elementary school building (West Ward School), in the fall of 1998.
The Fairbury City Museum is open year-round and although hours of operation are limited, special tours can be arranged by scheduling an appointment with Pa'ren Sims at 402.671.6879.