- 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 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.
The Trails & Rails Museum exhibits 19th Century buildings that have been restored and moved to the museum site. Exhibits at the museum include a steam locomotive, a railway caboose, and cover the economic history of Kearney.
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.
Kearney Community Theatre is a center for the performing arts that has an annual season of 5 productions, featuring three comedy/dramas and two musicals. The center's children's theater department provides classes and also hosts two productions each year.
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44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE MoreLess Info
The Audubon Rowe Sanctuary is a conservation area based in the Platte Valley ecosystem, known for its sandhill crane populations. The site also houses the Ian Nicolson Audubon Center, an outdoor experience-based education centre and the 2nd largest straw bale-constructed building in the United States.
77% 13 votes
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.