- Our list of the best things to do in Kearney, Nebraska, features the top 22 nearby activities — including 6 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Kearney, NE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Kearney, NE , followed by 4 popular activities in nearby cities, including Mandan, Gibbon, Minden and Red Cloud
The University of Nebraska at Kearney maintains the Museum of Nebraska Art, and important institution of Nebraskan history. The museum is very active in the community and holds classes for children and adults.
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Often names as one of the top 10 must-see museums in the US, and one of the top 10 children's museums, the Great Platte River Road Archway Monuments spans over Interstate 80. At the museum, visitors see films, computer graphics, life-size dioramas, re-enactors as they explore 150 years of transportation.
Established in 1848, the original purpose of the site that now holds Fort Kearny State Historical Park was to protect the increased traffic along the Oregon Trail. Two of the old fort buildings have been reconstructed for viewing.