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Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

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  • Champions Fun Center 402-434-7066
    1555 Yolande Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68521
    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 402-465-5522
    6802A P Street, Lincoln, NE 68505
    Located in East Park Plaza
    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 402-441-6670
    27th and Nebr 2, Lincoln, NE 68503
    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 402-435-7696 or 402-434-6900
    between 7th and 9th St, from O to R Streets
    Galleries, restaurants, unique shops, dinner theater, and antiques in turn-of-the-century buildings. more info  map

  • Hyde Observatory 402-441-7895
    3701 S 70th St, Lincoln, NE 68506
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  • State Capitol 402-471-0448
    1445 K St, Lincoln, NE 68509
    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 402-471-4764
    1627 H Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
    Restored 1869 house is now the oldest house in Lincoln. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Webermeier Memorial Library 402-761-2937
    617 2nd Street, Milford, NE 68405
    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 402-477-4000
    Lincoln Square at 14th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
    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 402-761-2129 (Dinosaur Museum)
    923 238th Road, Milford, NE 68405
    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 402-474-3363
    631 D Street, Lincoln, NE 68502
    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 402-472-6549
    1523 North 33rd Street, Lincoln, NE 68583
    East Campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    "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 402-472-5841
    14th and U Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588
    University of Nebraska,Morrill Hall,Room 329
    Permanent exhibitions and temporary shows reflect Asian philosophers through art and objects. more info  map

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

  • LUX Center for the Arts 402-466-8692
    2601 North 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504
    Located in Historic University Place
    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 402-471-4754
    15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
    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 402-483-7551
    4730 South St, Lincoln, NE 68521
    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 402-472-2911
    35th and Holdrege Streets, Lincoln, NE 68583
    UNL East Campus
    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 402-472-6370
    35th and Holdredge St, Lincoln, NE 68503
    Home Ec Building, 2nd floor
    This gallery showcases fiber art, textiles, and apparel from all periods and places. more info  map

  • Sheldon Museum of Art 402-472-2461
    12th and R Streets; P.O. Box 880300, Lincoln, NE 68588
    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus
    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 402-472-2642
    14th and U Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588
    University of Nebraska, Morrill Hall
    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 402-267-4104
    911 108th Street, Avoca, NE 68307
    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 402-475-6741
    27th and B Sts, Lincoln, NE 68502
    300 animals representing 95 species. Train and pony rides. more info  map

  • Pioneers Park 402-441-7847
    3201 South Coddington Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68516
    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 402-441-7895
    SW section of the Pioneers Park, Lincoln, NE 68508
    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 512-744-3422
    8208 Bancroft Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68506
    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 402-327-8738
    16255 Adams Street, Lincoln, NE 68527
    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 402-783-5255
    From 14th and Superior Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
    take 14th St north for 7 mi, turn w on Raymond Rd
    James Arthur VIneyards offers specialty wine, foods, and exciting tours. more info  map

  • Zipline Brewing Company 402-475-1001
    2100 Magnum Circle, Suite 1, Lincoln, NE 68522
    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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