Library Presentation 01 30 2024

Dr. E. F. Cater will be at the Waterville Library, 103 Locust Street, on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 10:00 a.m giving a Presentation on the Pioneer Page assets provided on the Museum’s website. Watch the video below:

CLOSED for winter season.

The Douglas County Museum is now closed for the winter season. We will joyously reopen on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 11:00 AM. Off-season, we can be available to help you with family research, or for a personal tour of the Douglas County Museum. To check availability email:, or send a text message to […]

York Is At the 2023 NCW FAIR!

Stop by at the Douglas County Museum Exhibit in the building past the Railroad Exhibit. Learn about Douglas County’s amazing history and help us celebrate the 140th Anniversary of Douglas County!

Half-Price Winter Wear Sale At The Thrift Store!

This week the Douglas County Historical Association Thrift Store in Waterville has all Winter Wear on sale at 50% off the marked price. Hurry in while your special item is still available! Click Here for a link to the Thrift Store’s web page. 

2023 Museum Season

Spring is trying to make it happen, but this you can count on… The Douglas County Museum will open for our Summer Season at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 25, 2023. Through the summer and until Saturday, September 30th, we will be open Thursdays through Sundays from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM. We will also […]