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Petrified Wood Gallery

525 E 1st St, Ogallala, NE 69153-2620
+1 308-284-9996
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Simply amazing!

Creative artistry abounds in the Petrified Wood Gallery. From the founders' tiny shards of... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
REJ810
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San Francisco, California
Fantastic art by twin artists. A fascinating story.

This is a very unique and interesting gallery. The gift shop is full of treasures. Ask them to tell... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
NETourismGuru
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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525 E 1st St, Ogallala, NE 69153-2620
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Creative artistry abounds in the Petrified Wood Gallery. From the founders' tiny shards of petrified wood made into old western scenes to the Native pieces and petrified wood from all over the world...don't miss this amazing piece of Americana!

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

This is a very unique and interesting gallery. The gift shop is full of treasures. Ask them to tell you about the artists/collectors Howard and Harvey Kenfield. If you get really lucky they will be there working in the gallery and you can meet them...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Those familiar with "Lonesome Dove" no doubt remember that Ogallala Nebraska is the end of the Texas Trail. The gunfight and girls of the night might be gone, but history still lives. The Petrified Wood Gallery is a fine example of natural and old West...More

1  Thank megarick
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

This Gallery is a very unexpected attraction in a small town. It could hold its own with the best tourist resorts. The collection of petrified wood and minerals was large and very well arranged. The shop was very clean and friendly, knowledgable staff was will...More

1  Thank dirtdiggergal
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Amazing Gallery! The Kenfield Brothers began collecting Petrified Wood soon after their tour of duty during the Korean War. The gallery shows their detailed items made with petrified wood, many which took more than 2 months to complete! There are several rooms displaying their artwork...More

1  Thank Mindy and Roger A
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

This is a gallery owned by two twin brothers, and a lot of what’s inside was made by them! They have very unique items on display and it is a very interesting place to tour. Stop in and look around and you will not be...More

1  Thank James W
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Two brothers turned their hobby of picking up stones and pieces of petrified wood into an art form that depicts early prairie life. The collection of lovely polished wood sections come.from all over the world. Additionally, the gallery has accepted collections of Indian artifacts and...More

1  Thank jswoods51
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

The place was amazing. The brothers show you alot of stuff too. One of them showed me and my little girl a petrified pine cone. They are so helpful and so nice. And it a must see place when in this town.

1  Thank Christine E
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

I know what you're thinking--Petrified Wood Gallery?!? This museum features art made out of petrified wood. The artists (Harvey & Howard Kenfield) painstakingly chip and shape pieces of petrified wood into small sculptures and pictures. They've been working since 1954. Harvey & Howard are usually...More

1  Thank JayBee337
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

I love America! What a place. I never knew you could do this with petrified wood. Honestly, I did not want to go, but this is one of the better exhibits I have ever seen, very unique!

1  Thank michael m
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