Attractions Directory

Elder Gallery

50th Street and Huntington Ave. (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68604

Hours: 10am-4pm Tues.-Fri.; 1-4pm Sat.-Sun.; Closed Monday and University holidays

Elder Gallery, located in the Rogers Center for Fine Art, is Nebraska Wesleyan University’s premiere exhibition space for visual art. Recently renovated, Elder Gallery hosts several shows each year, exhibiting the work of students and faculty as well as invitational and juried selections from international artists.

Eloise Kruger Gallery

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Architecture Hall, First Floor - West (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68588
Phone: (402) 472-3560

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

The Eloise Kruger Gallery is Nebraska's collection of miniature scale furniture and accessories. The collection features historically accurate miniatures representing major English and American design styles. Visitors can tour the free public exhibition on their own, or contact the gallery for a curator-led tour of the exhibition and storage space.

Empyrean Brewing Co.

729 Q St. (Get directions)
Lincoln, Ne 68508
Phone: (402) 434-5960

Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.;

Founded in 1990, Empyrean Brewing Company remains the oldest and largest craft beer brewery in the state. With six, year-around brands, five seasonal and over a dozen limited styles, Empyrean Brewing Company produces more than 10,000 barrels of beer annually. See the website for upcoming events and brewery tour information.
 

Escape Lincoln

140 N 8th St, Suite 60 Lower Level (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 477-7801

We love crafting games with interesting puzzles that immerse you in a story.  We've had over 5,000 participants attempt to escape 9 different room designs.  We are always scheming new themes and designing new maps and you can follow us on social media to keep up with the latest. 

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

28500 West Park Hwy (Get directions)
Ashland, NE 68003
Phone: (402) 944-2523

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park is open year-round. Overnight cabin and lodge room accommodations, camping sites and food service is available. Seasonal activities include Family Aquatic Center, Ice Skating Rink, Activities Center, indoor playground, horseback trail rides, playhouse theater, fishing, hiking and biking. State park permit is required.

Fairview, The Bryan Museum

49th and Sumner streets (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone: (402) 481-3032

For more information on Fairview, or to schedule a tour, call 402-481-3032.  Please schedule tours at least 48 hours in advance. 

Fairview is closed for all major holidays, and often, the day prior and after.  

William Jennings Bryan served two terms in Congress, was U.S. Secretary of State and was the Democratic nominee for President in 1896, 1900 and 1908. His historic residence has been restored to its early 1900's grandeur. The house that once sat atop a hill and offered a "fair view" of the Prairie Capital and its adjacent farms has been incorporated into the Bryan Medical Center campus and is located about 1 block east of 48th Street on the north side of Sumner Street. The Bryan Museum, on the lower level, includes authentic displays and recordings.

Fishing & Water Sports

Phone: (402) 471-0641

Salt Valley lakes offer fishing for channel catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, bullhead, carp and other species, along with boating, jets skiing, swimming, camping and day-use. A state park permit is required at state recreation areas (SRA). Fishing licenses are required for anyone 16 and over at all areas.  To learn more, or ask about 1-day and 3-day fishing licenses, visit www.OutdoorNebraska.org or call Nebraska Game and Parks at (402) 471-0641.

Frank H. Woods Telephone Pioneer Museum

2047 M Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 436-4640

Hours: 1-4pm Sun., or by appointment. Closed all holiday weekends.

Cost: No Fee. Goodwill donations encouraged.

Tours: Guided tours available upon request. Call and leave a message, someone will return a call to schedule your tour.

Experience communication antiquities and learn how the telephone transformed a segmented nation into one large community. View replicas of Alexander Graham Bell's original. See an impressive display of wooden wall and candlestick phones, as well as the colorful telephone sets of the "art deco" 50's and 60's. View the beauty and sparkle of the "Crown Jewels of the Wire"...the glass insulators. Harken back to a simpler time when the operator had to place your call and you shared your line with as many as ten other customers.

From Nebraska Gift Shop Wine Tasting

803 Q St., Historical Haymarket (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 476-2455

Want to try some local wine but can't make it to a winery? The From Nebraska Gift Shop carries well over 100 varieties from over 15 different Nebraska wineries. We offer wine tastings any time the shop is open @ 6 samples for $5 which makes a nice size glass of wine. You can also get a glass of wine and of course you can buy a bottle or more to take home with you! Nebraska wines have been winning national and international awards with their wines, so come check them out. You can also pick up your souvenirs while you are there.

Gallery 9 Professional Artists Affiliation

124 S. 9th St., Suite 4 (Mission Arts Building) (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 477-2822

Hours: 10am-5pm Wed.-Sat.; Noon-5pm Sun.

Gallery 9 is an independent gallery located in the spacious, turn-of-the-century Mission Arts Building at 124 S. 9th St. in Lincoln, NE. The gallery features a wide selection of art by local artists, including paintings, jewelry, photography, sculpture, turned wood, ceramics, gifts and more. New shows on display every month.