Attractions Directory

Joshua C. Turner Arboretum

Union College 3800 S. 48th Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68506

The Union College campus became an affiliate site of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum in April 1981. Named after Union's director of grounds from 1948-1969, the Joshua C. Turner Arboretum contains more than 100 identified species of trees and bushes.

Joyo Theater

6102 Havelock Avenue (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68507
Phone: (402) 466-2441

This 75 year old theater hosts a variety of events including movies, both old and new.

Junkyard

421 S. 9th Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508

Hours: Sunday-Saturday 10am-2am 

Junkyard is the #1 designation for adventure & puzzle lovers in the Midwest.
Our interactive game rooms creates a thrilling 60-minute escape experience. You’ll need to use all your wits (and the collective intelligence of your fellow players).

     

Kiechel Fine Art

1208 O Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Phone: (402) 420-9553

Hours: 10am-6pm Tues-Thur, 10am-8pm Fri, 11am-5pm Sat, CLOSED Sun-Mon.

Since 1986, Kiechel Fine Art has specialized in contemporary and 20th century regional art.  Kiechel Fine Art’s newly renovated 120-year-old building’s original characteristics speak for itself with its high ceilings and exposed brick. On each floor there is a different experience of art and architecture that will create a new topic of discussion for you and your guests. 

Kimball Recital Hall

11th & R Streets (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE
Phone: (402) 472-3376 For Tickets: (402) 472-4747

Located on the UNL city campus. KRH, with a main floor and balcony. seats 850 audience members.

Larsen Tractor Museum

UNL East Campus (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE
Phone: (402) 472-8389

Hours: Tues. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; First Sat. of the month 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum is housed in the original Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory built in 1920.  The collection features tractors that represent advancements in technology which have been tested in accordance with the Nebraska Tractor Test Law that was passed in July of 1919.
 

Lee G Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari

16406 292nd Street (Get directions)
Ashland, NE 68003
Phone: (402) 944-WILD

Hours: April – Oct. Sun. – Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Drive your car through free-ranging North American wildlife in natural habitat! See bison, white-tailed deer, cranes in wetland habitat and hike to Pawnee Creek Trailhead. Enjoy beautiful gardens, small-animals exhibits, gift shop, and accessories at the Visitors Center.
 

Lied Center for Performing Arts / Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theater

301 N. 12th Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 472-4747

The facility features world-class performing artists ranging from Broadway musicals to contemporary dance. Visit the Lied website for more information or to request a season brochure.

                    

Lincoln Association for Traditional Arts (LAFTA)

504 South 7th St | Loft at 7th & K Streets in the south Haymarket. (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 580-8656
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LAFTA presents the finest live folk, acoustic, and roots music performances featuring national and regional touring musicians.  Main Stage concerts are at the 7th Street Loft.  Occasional House Concerts let audiences experience talented artists in an intimate setting.

Lincoln Children's Museum

1420 P Street (Get directions)
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 477-4000

Hours: Mon.* – Wed., Fri. – Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Thurs. 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; *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 LincolnChildrensMuseum.org.