Nebraska Attractions

Nebraska Attractions Website Directory is a directory of Nebraska websites providing information for Nebraska Attractions. These Website links include information about Nebraska Attractions including Car Henge, Farm And Ranch Museum, Fort Cody Trading Post, North Platte Valley Museum, Scotts Bluff National Monument, Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Mueller Planetarium, Lincoln University Of Nebraska State Museum, Botanical Gardens, Henry Doorly Zoo, and more.
 

Western Nebraska
 
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument - Harrison - Fossils and much, much more. During the 1890s, scientists discovered bones preserved in one of the most complete Miocene mammal sites in the world. From early animals roaming the valleys and hills, to tribal nations calling the High Plains home, to explorers passing through or settling in the American West.
 
Car Henge - Alliance - Carhenge, which replicates Stonehenge, consists of the circle of cars, 3 standing trilithons within the circle, the heel stone, slaughter stone, and 2 station stones, and the Aubrey circle.
 
Farm And Ranch Museum - Gering - The Farm And Ranch Museum offers an excellent look at High Plains agriculture of the past. The Museum has a large collection of agriculture equipment used in the past.
 
Museum of the Fur Trade - Chadron - 3 mi. east on U.S. 20. This first industry of the West involved Native Americans with trappers and traders of several nationalities. The Bordeaux Trading Post, built in 1837, stands on the museum grounds.
 
North Platte Valley Museum - Gering - See the valley's history from prehistoric times to the present. Handicapped Accessible.
 
Riverside Zoo and Campground - Scottsbluff - 1 mi. west of Broadway on the S. Beltline Highway. Riverside Zoo is home to over 300 animals representing 97 species. Residents include chimpanzees, river otters, bengal tigers, moose, a walk-through aviary, bison, african hoof stock, various reptiles and much more. Feed water fowl on the zoo's lake and enjoy a playground and petting zoo.
 
Scotts Bluff National Monument - Gering - A majestic landmark used by the Indians, fur trappers, pioneers and modern travelers. Oregon Trail still visible. Museum tells story of the Oregon Trail. Handicapped Accessible.
 

Central Nebraska - Northern
 

Central Nebraska - Southern Western
 
Fort Cody Trading Post - North Platte - Home to Buffalo Bill's Miniature Wild West Show, 20,000 piece hand-carved animated display. New in 2000 is our Old West Museum, all free of charge. Family owned and family oriented!
 

Central Nebraska - Southern Eastern
 
Dawson County Historical Museum - Lexington - Main building houses period rooms depicting daily life around the turn of the century, glassware, quilt collection, archives and library for research, artists gallery, and gift shop. Also on display a 15,000 year old Columbian Mammoth, McCabe Aeroplane featuring eliptical wings, a school house, a train depot, a log cabin, a 1903 Baldwin locomotive, and an agricultural building.
 
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument - Kearney - Visit the Archway, located near Kearney, Nebraska I-80 Exit 272, The Archway was voted Attraction of the Year and features an interactive journey through the history of transportation and communication along the Great Platte River Road. Featuring stunning audio-visual effects to tell the story of the Oregon, Mormon, California and Pony Express as well as the Lincoln Highway which became Hwy 30.
 
Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles - Lexington - Restored military vehicles including jeeps, trucks, ambulances, helicopters, airplanes and one of the world's few remaining Downed Airman Retriever.
 
Nebraska Firefighters Museum - Kearney - Museum & Education Center Open to the Public.
 
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer - Grand Island - Junction of U.S. 34 and U.S. 281, 4 mi. north of I-80. Grand Island's Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer provides ever-changing exhibits and collections that tell the story of Native Americans, Old West, and pioneer life.
 

Eastern Nebraska - Northern
 

Eastern Nebraska - Center - Lincoln
 
Folsom Children's Zoo & Botanical Gardens - The Lincoln Children’s Zoo is a treasure for Nebraska as it is one of only five zoos in the nation dedicated to educating our youth. The Zoo’s design is tailored specifically for children—providing viewing areas at a child’s height, animals that are within reach, and easy-to-read signs.
 
Lincoln Children's Museum - The Lincoln Children's Museum offers three floors and 23,300 square feet of hands-on exhibits and imaginative programs that allow children and adults to discover the adventure of learning through play together.
 
Mueller Planetarium - Mueller Planetarium enters a new era with Fulldome Digital Shows. Experience immersive high-tech adventures in a true 360 degree projected computer generated virtual environment.
 
Museum of Nebraska History - Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past.
 
National Museum of Roller Skating - The National Museum of Roller Skating is committed to enriching people's lives by increasing their understanding and enjoyment of roller skating's past. At the museum, we collect, preserve, and display the history of roller skating.
 
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden - One of the nation's premier university art museums, Sheldon welcomes you for personal encounters with great American art.
 
University Of Nebraska Lincoln State Museum - Walk through the history of life and see spectacular fossil discoveries. Experience the Marx Discovery Center, our discovery room of hands-on natural wonders. Visit beautiful creations of the nomadic peoples of the Great Plains. See recent works of art from the Native Americans of the Southwestern United States.
 

Eastern Nebraska - Center - Omaha
 
Botanical Gardens - Lauritzen Gardens is a living museum of unique four-season plant displays, maintained to the highest standards consistent with environmental stewardship. It will provide memorable educational and aesthetic experiences for all.
 
Father Flanagan's Boys Town - A national historic landmark, Father Flanagan's home for at risk boys and girls is open to the public and includes the Father Flanagan Historic House and Shrine, Visitors Center and Leon Myers Stamp Center, Hall of History, All-American Rose Garden, Biblical Garden, Chambers Nativity Chapel, Dowd Memorial Chapel, a gift shop and public cafeteria.
 
Henry Doorly Zoo - Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo is nationally renowned for its leadership in animal conservation and research. Major exhibits include Lied Jungle, Desert Dome, Kingdoms of the Night, Scott Aquarium, Cat Complex, Hubbard Gorilla Valley, Hubbard Orangutan Forest.
 
Joslyn Art Museum - Nebraska’s largest and most distinguished art museum features work from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art.
 
Old Market - This 'turn-of-the-century' marketplace of brick streets and buildings features a variety of quaint restaurants and shops. Watch for special entertainment and craft fairs.
 
Omaha Children's Museum - An intriguing hands-on experience in learning and adventure for children and adults.
 

Eastern Nebraska - Southern
 
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