- The list below includes 2 free or cheap things to do in or near Lexington, Nebraska, including 18 different types of inexpensive activities like Military Museums, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- From Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles to Sod House Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lexington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gothenburg.
Big Apple Fun Center features bowling, miniature golf, go karts, laser tag, beach volleyball, billiards and many other activities along with a full snack bar. For smaller kids they have an indoor playground with foam balls, tubes and slides.
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.
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.
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3060 East 1st Street, Kearney, NE 68847 MoreLess Info
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.
The Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center in Kearney, Nebraska is designed to educate the public about the science of firefighting as well as provide information about fire safety and prevention. The site memorializes the work of fallen firefighters.
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4 Miles South of Red Cloud, Red Cloud, NE MoreLess Info
Named for the classic American writer Willa Cather, author of My Antonia and O Pioneers!, the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie is 608 acres of protected prairie land. It is available for bus and walking tours, and for roadside sightseeing.