Hours: By apointment only.; Closed all state holidays.
Cost: $3 for adults, children under 18 free with accompanying adult.
Dedicated as the Nebraska Statehood Memorial in 1968, the Kennard House is the oldest standing structure in Lincoln’s original plat. At the 1869 Italianate home of Nebraska’s first Secretary of state Thomas P. Kennard, you will learn about the excitement of creating a new state capital, and you see the formality of Victorian lifestyles. The oldest residence in Lincoln has been restored to the 1870’s era. Group tours available. Call today to book your “tour of Yesterday.”
Capitol View Winery & Vineyards is just 15 short minutes south of Lincoln and is the perfect destination for you to relax and unwind.
From our front porch, wine enthusiasts enjoy incredible views of Lincoln's skyline and the State Capitol building, the relaxing ambiance of the surrounding countryside and some of the best wines you will experience anywhere.
Our winery and tasting room, 2 1/2 acre vineyard and historic barn provides a perfect backdrop for parties, graduation receptions, reunions, outdoor weddings and more.
Capitol View Winery & Vineyards' experience will have you coming back time and time again.
Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Fri. 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Sun. 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Rocket Fizz, a soda pop and candy shop with a retro vibe, specializes in nostalgic candies, bottled soda pop and gift items. Rocket Fizz offers hundreds of different kinds of soda pops served in glass bottles, from classic root beer to the outrageous. An extensive assortment of saltwater taffy, chocolates, licorice and gag gifts are also featured.
Hours: mid-March through mid-October
Get your competitive juices going in a family-friendly atmosphere with two 18-hole courses; six batting cages, an arcade, and a clubhouse with snack bar.
Cost: Free Admission
Located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, Nebraska's Centennial Mall is one of the most frequently photgraphed and most recognized public places in the state. Countless citizens visit the seven-block public space that connects the State Capitol to the University of Nebraska. Built in 1967 to commemorate the state's centennial anniversary, Nebraska's Centennial Mall has functioned as a gathering area and rallying point for many different historic events and occasions. The mall is currently under restoration and redesign. When completed, Centennial Mall will celebrate the State's natural and cultural heritage, provide durable accessible walkways and flexible spaces to accomodate a wide variety of activities and uses. Major features include the Capitol Fountain and Plaza featuring the Great Seal of the State of Nebraska, the Nebraska Plaza and Missouri River Fountain, the Platte River and Ogallala Aquifer Plaza area and the Innovation Plaza Fountain.