- Our list of the best things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska, features the top 48 nearby activities — including 18 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lincoln, NE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Amusement, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Lincoln, NE , followed by 16 popular activities in nearby cities, including Ashland, Raymond and Roca
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Teams of up to 8 must work together, using their wit and logic to uncover clues, solve puzzles, and escape the room within 60 minutes
Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are one of Nebraska's top destinations for horticulture enthusiasts. The immaculately-maintained premesis feature riots of colorful blooms and gteenery. Its most popular event is the annual flower extravaganza, which involves more than 30,000 plants.
Speed demons love the Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, Nebraska. This indoor/outdoor museum features hundreds of souped-up hot rods and racing vehicles. It also has large displays of engines, transmissions and other inner components.
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.
The Pioneer Parks and Nature Center offers eight miles of hiking trails through varied habitat including tallgrass prairie, woodlands, wetlands and across a stream. The facility also has two buildings where visitors can see native small animals.
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…
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.
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Quilts and quilting are the center of attention at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. The museum has over 3500 quilts in its permanent collection and frequently hosts traveling exhibitions from other textile museums.
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.