Attractions Directory

Lincoln Children's Zoo

1222 S. 27th Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: (402) 475-6741
Hours: Closed for the season. Reopening March 2018 and will be open year round from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Rated among the nation’s best zoos for children by Parent Magazine, the nationally award winning Lincoln Children’s Zoo is home to over 400 animals. Featuring interactive Zoofari stations with Larry the Cable Guy, up-close animal encounters and the historic ZO&O Railroad, the Zoo is the perfect destination for the entire family.

Lincoln Children's Museum

1420 P Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 477-4000
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Tuesday: 8:30 am - 9:30 am is Member ONLY hour.
Closed Mondays during the school year. See website for holiday hours

Rated the top children’s attraction in Lincoln by Trip Advisor, it features more than 40 exhibits. Families are invited to create, discover and learn through the power of play. Three stories of interactive play spaces specialized for kids younger than one all the way through elementary age will open the mind and imagination. Pricing and event information found at

Homestead National Monument of America

8523 West State Hwy 4 (Get directions)
Beatrice, NE 68310
Phone: (402) 223-3514
Hours: Sunday – Saturday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Our winter hours (Labor day through Memorial Day) are 8:30-5 Monday through Friday and 9-5 Saturday and Sunday. Summer hours will begin next Memorial Day, and we will be open 8:30-6 every day.

The Homestead Heritage Center offers a film and museum that looks at homesteader life and the evolution of the Homestead Act and its impact on people today. The Education Center hosts special programs and temporary exhibits. See an original cabin, one-room school and over 2.5 miles of trails in tallgrass prairie and burr oak woodland.

Morrill Hall

N 14th & Vine Streets (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68588
Phone: (402) 472-2642, (402) 472-3779
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Thurday: 9:30 am – 8:00 pm; Sunday: 1:30 am – 4:30 pm; Closed Major Holidays

"Archie" the life-sized bronze Columbian mammoth greets visitors outside Morrill Hall, the region’s premier museum of natural history! The Museum provides a glimpse into our ancient past featuring the world-famous Elephant Hall, hands-on discovery center, Bizarre Beasts, plus more!

Tierra Skate Park

27th and Tierra (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone: (402) 441-7847
Hours: Daylight hours only.

Cost: No fee

This is an outdoor, modular unit skate park. Posted rules and regulations.