Attractions Directory

Great Plains Art Museum

1155 Q Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68588
Phone: (402) 472-6220

Hours: 10am-5pm Tues.-Sat.; 1:30-5pm Sun.; Closed Mondays and major holidays, and between exhibits.

The Great Plains Art Museum's permanent collection consists of bronze sculptures,works on paper and photographs featuring art of the American West and Native American Art. The museum also host many traveling exhibitions and works by contemporary artist with special emphasis on the Great Plains Region. The library contains an impressive 7,500 volumes, consisting of severl Western novels and many other fiction and nonfiction books about the West and the Great Plains. 

Devaney Center

The Bob Devaney Sports Center is a sports complex on the campus of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska that includes a 13,595-seat multi-purpose arena, a 1,000-seat covered 25-yard swimming and diving facility (Devaney Center Natatorium) and a 5,000-seat covered track and field (athletics) facility (Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track) that features a 200-meter hydraulic-banked track, one of only three in the United States and seven in the world. The arena opened in 1976 and is named after former Nebraska football coach and athletic director Bob Devaney. It is home to the Cornhuskers gymnastics, indoor track and field and swimming and diving teams, and was also home to the school's basketball teams through the 2012–13 season. The building largely replaced the Nebraska Coliseum, the current home of the volleyball and wrestling teams.

TADA Theatre

The Creamery Building (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 438-TADA (8232)

The TADA Theatre produces award-winning professional theatrical productions as well as stand-up comedy, cabarets and more.


Below is a listing of Fishing and Boating opportunities in and around Lincoln. Most lakes offer Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Crappie, Bullhead, and carp. State park permit required at state recreation areas (SRA). Fishing permit required at all areas. To verify license fees, call (402) 471-0641.

Bryson's Airboat Tours

Phone: (402) 9678543

Take an adventurous ride on the Platte River, considered to be one of the nation's best and most beautiful air boating rivers. Catch a glimpse of bald eagles, blue herons, white tail deer and more in their natural habitat. Tours last approximately one hour, but Bryson's Airboat Tours are happy to meet your needs. They also offer several packages from family reunion activities to an office outing.