Attractions Directory

National Museum of Roller Skating

4730 South Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone: (402) 483-7551, ext. 16

Hours: 9am-5pm Mon.-Fri.; Closed Holidays

Cost: Free: Donations are appreciated.

Animals on skater? Motorized skates? Only in Lincoln will you find the world’s largest collection of roller skates and skating memorabilia. Travel through time to discover early skating or “rinking”; all original skates, dating back to 1819. Skates, photographs, costumes, trophies, patent drawings, paintings, working organs, Roller derby, figure skating and more.

Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center

4703 N. 44th St. (Get directions)
Lincoln, Ne 68504

Hours: Sun. Noon – 6:00 p.m.; Mon. – Tues. Noon – 8:00 p.m.; Fri. Noon – 8:00 p.m.; Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center is a fully staffed indoor firearm as well as indoor/outdoor archery ranges focusing on educating people of all ages to the shooting sports. Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center provides the equipment and the instruction in archery and rifle.  Firearm range is avail for those ages 8 and over. Archery range is avail for ages 6 and over.
 

Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame

500 Charleston Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone: 402-476-4767

Hours: Winter Mon., Wed., Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Summer Wed., Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

If you're looking for something different and want to catch a free glimpse of Nebraska's storied athletic history, check out the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame exhibit hall.  The hall is located in the Nebraska School Activities Association building located north of Haymarket park.  The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame motto is "Honoring the past to inspire the future."
 

Nebraska History Museum

131 Centennial Mall North (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-4754

Open daily.  Closed State Holidays.  Hours:  10am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday, 1p-5:30p Saturday, Closed Sundays.

Free Admission

12,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past.

  • Learn about life in Nebraska before it became a state, what it was like to live in Nebraska during the early years of statehood, and the moments that affected all Nebraskans.
  • See unique artifacts only on display at the Nebraska History Museum.
  • Participate in a variety of educational programs for children and adults.

We have over 125,000 objects in our collections and we continue to collect items that tell the story of Nebraska's history.

Nebraska Raceway Park

14200 238th St. (Get directions)
Greenwood, NE 68366
Phone: Ticket information: (402) 342-3453 or (402) 659-3301

I-80 Speedway - Half mile semi-banked dirt oval, Little Sunset Speedway – Eighth mile dirt oval for Go-Karts

Check website for pricing.

Little Sunset Speedway features a variety of child and adult go-kart divisions and the Soating Edge Motocross Park features MX practice schedule. I-80 Speedway also hosts numerous special events throughout the season. A NASCAR track where Carl Edwards calls home.

Nebraska State Capitol

1445 K Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-0448

Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sat. and Holidays 10:00 – 5:00 p.m.; Closed Thanksgiving, the Friday after, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

The Nebraska Capitol, constructed 1922 to 1932 for $10 million, is described as the nation’s first truly vernacular state capitol. Seen from miles away, the majestic four hundred foot domed tower and low spreading base contain mosaics and sculpture representing the natural, social and political development of Nebraska.
 

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Nebraska Wesleyan University is an independent Methodist liberal arts university of approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Lincoln, Neb. Founded in 1887, Nebraska Wesleyan has earned a national reputation for placing students in top graduate and professional school programs. And NWU is among the nation’s leaders in Fulbright scholars, Academic All-Americans and NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners.

                   

Noyes Art Gallery and Studios

119 S. 9th Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 475-1061

Hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat.

The gallery presents 60 artists' new, original art each month located in 4 gallery rooms and 9 studios. Art classes and workshops are available.

Olive Creek State Recreation Area

10000 W Wendelin Rd (Get directions)
Hallam, Nebraska 68368

Olive Creek State Recreation Area has 612 acres of land and water available to outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Although small, the 175-acre lake supports a variety of fish species. Other activities include primitive camping and picnicking.

Fishing: The 175-acre lake at Olive Creek State Recreation Area supports a variety of fish including largemouth bass, bluegill and two different kinds of catfish.

Boating: While all kinds of boats are welcome at Olive Creek State Recreation Area, there is a 5 mph speed limit. One ramp and two docks are available.

Picnicking: Olive Creek State Recreation Area offers 22 picnic tables and 24 grills.

Primitive Camping: 50 non-pad sites without electricity are scattered throughout the area. Water and vault restrooms are available to campers.

               

Outdoor Ice Skating

Outdoor rinks are prepared by the Parks and Recreation Department throughout the ice skating season.