- TripBuzz found 38 things to do with kids in or near Lincoln, Nebraska, including 9 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ashland and Roca.
- From Memorial Stadium to Lincoln Children's Museum, the Lincoln area offers 41 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Parks, Movie Theaters and Sports Stadiums (Professional).
- A largely populated city in Nebraska, Lincoln is the state capital. The city is less than an hour from Omaha and is home to the University of Nebraska. It further features many museums, theaters and concert venues for residents and tourists to enjoy. Other attractions in the city include a children's zoo, arboretum and an astronomical observatory.
At the Lincoln Children's Museum, children can bathe and groom dogs at the Happy Healthy Pets exhibit, and learn about pet nutrition. Children can also pretend to anchor a local news show, serve pizza, work at a pretend post office, and pretend to be firefighters.
Divided into two bowls and three levels, the Pinnacle Bank Arena can hold over 15,000 individuals. The arena is home to the Nebraska Husker Basketball Team and hosts a variety of events, including concerts, conferences, and outside sporting events.
The 10-acre Lincoln Children's Zoo features 300 animals from 90 species. At the zoo, visitors can feed domesticated animals, watch butterflies at Laura's Butterfly Pavilion, touch anthropoids from around the world, and hear zookeepers talk about a different animal every hour at the Critter Encounter Show.
Families and children can enjoy skating at the Skate Zone in Lincoln. There are open public skate sessions regularly held, and the venue can be booked for school events, special event skates, private parties, and birthday party packages.
The University of Nebraska State Museum offers visitors the chance to interact with an interactive map explaining earth's evolution, see photographs by Don Doll, S.J. of Native American children, and explore fossils found over the last 50 years when making Nebraska's highways. At the museum, visitors see natura…
Anglers go to Holmes Park and Lake to try to catch largemouth bass, carp, white perch, bluegill, catfish, and rainbow trout. The facility also has a baseball diamond, volleyball court, golf course, and an observatory.
Mary Riepma Ross Film Theatre shows independent cinema and documentaries and features two screens, a research library and film storage archive, offices and a concessions stand. Their two theaters seat 355 people combined.
Located in downtown Lincoln, Antelope Park offers a variety of activities for visitors. There's a large playground, a pavilion that hosts live music and dancing, gardens, a swimming pool, and a golf course.