The Only Free Road

posted Aug 11, 2021, 7:45 AM by Sandra Bengtson


Memorial Day Dinner - Eat In or Carry-Out

posted May 24, 2021, 10:34 AM by Sandra Bengtson   [ updated May 24, 2021, 10:36 AM ]

Serving Memorial Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Gathering Place in Sidney. Cost of the dinner is $12 and includes touring the museum. 

Open House - July 25th - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

posted Jul 17, 2020, 2:39 PM by Sandra Bengtson   [ updated Jul 17, 2020, 2:51 PM ]

Open House & Book Sale - Free Event - Evelyn Birkby has donated her personal cookbook collection which will be for sale in the gift shop. Tour the museum while there too! Saturday, July 25th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. We are located at 607 Cass Street in Sidney. 

Museum Hours

posted May 17, 2020, 8:16 PM by Sandra Bengtson   [ updated Jun 3, 2020, 5:40 PM ]











Opening for the Season on June 5th

posted Apr 6, 2020, 10:49 PM by Sandra Bengtson   [ updated Jun 3, 2020, 5:37 PM ]


We are open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Extra sanitation and safety measures are in place to prevent the spread of the virus. 

Special Program & Open House - Sunday, Feb. 16th - 2:00 p.m.

posted Feb 12, 2020, 7:22 AM by Sandra Bengtson

In observance of Black History Month, we will be having a special program and Museum Open House on Sunday, Feb. 16th, starting at 2:00 p.m. at The Gathering Place. Harry Wilkins will be presenting a program on "The Underground Railroad Activities in Southwest Iowa". This will be followed by a documentary on Civil Bend; slave owner Stephen Nuckolls and the plight of his two escaped slaves. Come learn about Fremont County's involvement with the anti-slavery movement, enjoy refreshments and see the museum too! We are located at 609 Cass Street in Sidney.

Free Will Spaghetti Dinner & Museum Open House

posted Jan 23, 2020, 8:25 AM by Sandra Bengtson

Sunday, January 26th - The Gathering Place, 609 Cass Street, Sidney - Serving from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Pasta, choice of 3 sauces, salad, breadstick & homemade desserts, plus coffee, tea or water. Proceeds to benefit the museum.

Christmas Bake Sale & Open House

posted Dec 8, 2019, 10:31 PM by Sandra Bengtson

Saturday, December 14th - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Pick up some baked goods & do some Christmas shopping in our gift shop. While there take a look at the museum, enjoy some refreshments & watch a movie. Enter the drawing to win a Christmas Wreath. Located at 607 Cass Street in Sidney.

Fremont County History Center/Iowa's Championship Rodeo Museum

posted Jul 30, 2019, 10:29 AM by Sandra Bengtson   [ updated Jul 30, 2019, 10:30 AM ]

Open Daily during Rodeo - July 30 - Aug. 3 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - 607 Cass St, Sidney


Evelyn's 100th Birthday!

posted Jul 27, 2019, 8:57 PM by Sandra Bengtson


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