Lincoln, Nebraska

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Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Attractions in Lincoln, Nebraska


  • Champions Fun Center
    1555 Yolande Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68521
    402-434-7066, A miniature golf course, batting cages, water wars, a four-story free fall, go-karts, an adventure challenge, more than 70 arcade and redemption games, food, and open... more info

  • Laser Quest
    6802A P Street, Lincoln, NE 68505
    Located in East Park Plaza
    402-465-5522, Set in a dark "sci-fi" maze, this laser tag adventure offers a wide variety of game styles that are tailored for your specific needs and interests and include different... more info  map

  • Star City Shores
    27th and Nebr 2, Lincoln, NE 68503
    402-441-6670, One of the state's largest pools, with water slides, climbing structures, and sand play area. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Historic Haymarket District
    between 7th and 9th St, from O to R Streets
    402-435-7696 or 402-434-6900, Galleries, restaurants, unique shops, dinner theater, and antiques in turn-of-the-century buildings. more info  map

  • Hyde Observatory
    3701 S 70th St, Lincoln, NE 68506
    402-441-7895,  more info  map

  • State Capitol
    1445 K St, Lincoln, NE 68509
    402-471-0448, Visible from miles away, this stunning architectural wonder stands over 400 feet tall. Interior and exterior artwork represent the natural, social, and political... more info  map

  • Thomas P Kennard House
    1627 H Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
    402-471-4764, Restored 1869 house is now the oldest house in Lincoln. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Webermeier Memorial Library
    617 2nd Street, Milford, NE 68405
    402-761-2937, The Webermeier Memorial Library is normally open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays, and... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Children's Museum
    Lincoln Square at 14th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
    402-477-4000, Fun, discovery, and learning come together for children and adults in more than 50 hands-on exhibits including a spaceship, Little Husker Stadium, and a real firetruck. more info  map

  • Dinosaur Museum/Heartland Haunt
    923 238th Road, Milford, NE 68405
    402-761-2129 (Dinosaur Museum), This 13,000 square foot museum has 98 major exhibits that cover more than 65 different species. A majority of the dinosaurs are recreated life-size flesh replications. ... more info

  • International Headquarters
    631 D Street, Lincoln, NE 68502
    402-474-3363, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. Museum and research facility dedicated to preserving the culture and history of Germans from Russia. more info  map

  • International Quilt Study Center & Museum
    1523 North 33rd Street, Lincoln, NE 68583
    East Campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    402-472-6549, "Houses the largest publicly held quilt collection in the world." Its collection includes more than 4,000 quilts and related ephemera, dating from the early 1700s to... more info

  • Lentz Center for Asian Culture
    14th and U Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588
    University of Nebraska,Morrill Hall,Room 329
    402-472-5841, Permanent exhibitions and temporary shows reflect Asian philosophers through art and objects. more info  map

  • Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum
    P.O. Box 830833, Lincoln, NE 68583
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    402-472-8389, Established to preserve the history of the Nebraska Tractor Test. more info

  • LUX Center for the Arts
    2601 North 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504
    Located in Historic University Place
    402-466-8692, LUX Center for the Arts teaches art classes in pottery, printmaking, painting, jewelry, glass, and fibers. Exhibitions are featured in two galleries. A gift gallery... more info

  • Museum of Nebraska History
    15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
    402-471-4754, Exhibits interpret over 12,000 years on the Plains. Indian gallery, period settings, special collections. Changing exhibits on Nebraska history. History Adventure Center... more info  map

  • National Museum of Roller Skating
    4730 South St, Lincoln, NE 68521
    402-483-7551, The only museum of its kind in the world exhibits skates, costumes, films, artwork and other skating memorabilia from 1819 to the present. more info  map

  • Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, The
    35th and Holdrege Streets, Lincoln, NE 68583
    UNL East Campus
    402-472-2911, Located on the second floor of the Home Economics building, the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery "is devoted to the exhibition of textiles--from art to apparel, from... more info

  • Robert Hillestead Textiles Gallery
    35th and Holdredge St, Lincoln, NE 68503
    Home Ec Building, 2nd floor
    402-472-6370, This gallery showcases fiber art, textiles, and apparel from all periods and places. more info  map

  • Sheldon Museum of Art
    12th and R Streets; P.O. Box 880300, Lincoln, NE 68588
    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus
    402-472-2461, The Sheldon Museum of Art's comprehensive collection of 12,000 works of American art includes 19th-century landscape and still life, American Impressionism, early... more info

  • State Museum of Natural History
    14th and U Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588
    University of Nebraska, Morrill Hall
    402-472-2642, Nebraska's largest natural history museum features the world's largest mounted fossil elephant, a new gallery of the Age of the Dinosaurs, Nebraska wildlife, a hands-on... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Bloom Where You're Planted
    911 108th Street, Avoca, NE 68307
    402-267-4104, Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm is a pumpkin patch and educational farm that is located 27 miles east of Lincoln. Its annual Pumpkin Festival begins the third... more info

  • Folsom Children's Zoo and Botanical Gardens
    27th and B Sts, Lincoln, NE 68502
    402-475-6741, 300 animals representing 95 species. Train and pony rides. more info  map

  • Pioneers Park
    3201 South Coddington Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68516
    402-441-7847, Covering 500 acres, this park includes bridle, bike, and walking trails, ponds, picnic areas, ball diamonds, and an outdoor amphitheater. more info  map

  • Pioneers Park Nature Center
    SW section of the Pioneers Park, Lincoln, NE 68508
    402-441-7895, 5 miles of trails through woodland, wetland, and prairie habitat. Indoor and outdoor exhibits interpret the Great Plains' natural habitat. more info  map

  • Salt Valley Lakes
    402-471-0641, 20 lakes within 25 miles of Lincoln. Seven state recreation areas and five primitive state wildlife areas. more info  map

Summer Camps

  • Supreme Court Basketball
    8208 Bancroft Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68506
    512-744-3422, Supreme Court Basketball, based in Lincoln, has both boys and girls basketball camps. Their youth basketball camps serve kids in Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Deer Springs Winery
    16255 Adams Street, Lincoln, NE 68527
    402-327-8738, Housed in a renovated 1800′s farmhouse, the family owned & operated Deer Springs Winery's tasting room is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00... more info

  • James Arthur Vineyards
    From 14th and Superior Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
    take 14th St north for 7 mi, turn w on Raymond Rd
    402-783-5255, James Arthur VIneyards offers specialty wine, foods, and exciting tours. more info  map

  • Zipline Brewing Company
    2100 Magnum Circle, Suite 1, Lincoln, NE 68522
    402-475-1001, Zipline Brewing Company's taproom is open from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, until 9:00 p.m. Fridays, and 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturdays. Tours are... more info


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