Historical Attractions in Hay Springs

Share |

Click on any COLOR BOX below to list by an ATTRACTION TYPE

If you know of any other great Historical Attractions near Hay springs not listed on FamilyDaysOut.com - please get in contact so we can add them to the website and share the Hay springs Historical Attractions with other children
fun things to do in
Nenzel
Experience the Sandhills of Nebraska with genuine Cowboy surroundings. Come off the highway and relax for a spell with a rustic wagon ride and learn about area history, settlement and the ranching way of life from area cowboys and ranchers.
Custer
Come visit Four Mile Old West Town and experience this wonderful slice of history. Four Mile is situated in the heart of the Black Hills and was named Four Mile by the Earliest stagecoach line that came through this area. As you tour the site you ...
Philip
The Prairie Homestead is one of the very few sod dwellings intact today. The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's cultural resources worthy of preservation. In 1974 the Prairie Homestead was placed on this list. I...
Philip
Here you will find remnants of the Cold War, including an underground launch control center and a missile silo. Minuteman missiles held the power to destroy civilization. Yet the same destructive force acted as a deterrent which kept the peace for th...
Crazy Horse
Crazy Horse Memorial, home of the world's largest mountain sculpture in progress, is in the Black Hills of South Dakota on U.S. Highway 16/385 just 17 miles southwest of Mount Rushmore. Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski began the project in 1948 at the ...
Lead
Our surface tour of the Homestake Mining Operation takes you through the historic town of Lead and Homestake's underground surface operation. It follows the mining process including hoisting, crushing and milling of the underground ore and views Home...
Spearfish
High Plains Western Heritage Center contains a five-state regional museum founded to honor the old west pioneers and the Native Americans of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska. Western artifacts, western art, live animals and ...
Pierre
- provides interactive exhibits and hands-on science activities that are fun and educational. A Science Playground for the Whole Family. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in South Dakota
The Science Zone
(185 Miles)
Casper
The Science Zone is a community-based facility, which offers families and children of all ages, interactive science and math learning opportunities. The hands-on programs and exhibits are tailored to meet school district standards and assist in the o...
Rawlins
The Wyoming Frontier Prison includes guided tours through the Prison, the Wyoming Peace Officers' Museum, an exhibit on the current Wyoming State Penitentiary, and our own prison museum. Every group is different, and we pride ourselves in the ability...
Pioneer Village
(245 Miles)
Minden
You can climb aboard an ocean going cruiser or a steam powered locomotive, see 17 historic flying machines and marvel at 100 antique tractors. Explore a sod house, a one room school or an old fashion general store. See the world's oldest Buick, a 19...
Sheridan
Exhibits and displays throughout the home utilizing primarily original artifacts provide information on daily life, entertainment, interior design and changing technology as well as early twentieth century ranching on the Northern Plains.
Aurora
The Edgerton Explorit Center function is to instill and nurture the joy of scientific discovery and exploration through hands-on learning experiences. Named for Dr. Harold ""Doc"" Edgerton, Aurora native, inventor of flash photography, the strobe li...
Thermopolis
The Wyoming Dinosaur Center has 12,000 square feet of exhibition area. Fossils and life forms from earliest geologic time periods are displayed in a chronological perspective. There are over 200 displays throughout the museum. The central hall houses...
Thermopolis
Our mission is to recognize our rural Western past,to celebrate our present and to preserve traditional skills for the future. Lots to see, including: Textiles, games & toys, Teddy Bears & Dolls largest collection of artist teddy bears in U.S. Mode...
Mandan
Rich in both military and early Native American history, Fort Abraham Lincoln was once an important infantry and cavalry post. It was from this fort that Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the Seventh Cavalry rode out on their ill-fated expedition ...
Mandan
Located north of Bismarck along the Missouri River, Double Ditch Indian Village is considered one of the most important of the Mandan Indian earthlodge villages that dotted the Missouri River region. Today, the state of North Dakota manages two areas...
Bismarck
- continues the proud tradition of the great river steamers that have traveled the Mighty Missouri River from St. Louis to the trading posts of the great northwest since the 1830s. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things ...
Bismarck
Youll always find something new to see at the North Dakota Heritage Center. Throughout the building special galleries showcase the diverse collections of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Unique temporary exhibits demonstrate an infinite ...
Sioux Falls
The mission of the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science is to educate, entertain, inspire and to enrich community by making arts and science part of our lives.
Fort Mandan
(328 Miles)
Washburn
Reconstructed Fort Mandan rests in the riparian forests of the Missouri River. The refurnished rooms of this full size replica depict the equipage of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and provide the realistic setting for a grand learning experience. On-s...
Lake City
Walk the grounds where the officers' quarters, stone barracks, powder magazine, guard house, and other buildings remain at frontier Fort Sisseton. This 1864 fort, atop the Coteau des Prairies (or hills of the prairies), is a rare reminder of the west...
Cody
Opened in May 1993 as a combination Visitor Center and Wyoming Highway Rest Area, the Visitor Center is operated by the Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center, Inc., a non-profit corporation formed to provide 50% financing for construction of the facility a...
Cody
Historic Trail Town is a collection of buildings and relics of the Wyoming frontier. Local archaeologist Bob Edgar created Trail Town by moving 26 buildings built between 1879 and 1901 to the location that was once the site of Old Cody City.
Frontier Village
(350 Miles)
Jamestown
Come join us at the Frontier Village for some good old-fashioned fun. The village comes complete with a school, church and even a general store. While here be sure to take a look at the World's Largest Buffalo, our wild buffalo herd (including 3 al...
Jamestown
An active military fort from 1872-1877, Ft. Seward was the military outpost that Jamestown sprang out of. The site now houses an interpretive center displaying artifacts excavated from the grounds during archaeological digs.
Dubois
The National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association is dedicated to educating the public about the biology and habitat needs of the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep and to encouraging the active stewardship of wildlife and wildlands.
Manhattan
Enjoy a one-hour behind-the-scenes guided walking tour of the World's Most Famous Arena. With over 600 events each year, you never know what you'll see!
Montevideo
A mission and fur post overlooked the Minnesota River 150 years ago and today the mission still stands. Joseph Renville, an explorer and fur trader whose mother was Dakota and father was French, established a fur post on the river in 1826 near a wide...
Abilene
Welcome to Great Plains Theatre! We are grateful to be presenting another exciting season of offerings and we hope you will take advantage of some, or all of the things GPT brings to Abilene, KS. Live theatre has always been our priority. With...
Comfrey
It is one of the world's great historic sites, with ancient rock carvings that are sacred to the American Indians. Daily 2 p.m. programs are available for children and families. Several special events are held each month during the summer...
West Fargo
An historic village of over 40 buildings depicting life in the Red River Valley in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Travel back to the time when our bonanza farm homes dotted the Prairie.
Hutchinson
This world-renowned, Smithsonian-Affiliated museum allows visitors to experience the thrill of space exploration. Plus Dr. Goddard's Lab, an explosively fun, rocketry demonstration for kids.
Minnesota
The Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center provides interpretation of the Hjemkomst Viking Ship, Hopperstad Stave Church Replica, Red River Valley Exhibition and hosts traveling exhibits in 7,000 sq. feet of temporary exhibition space. The interpreti...
West Bend
The Grotto is a composite of nine separate Grottos, each portraying a scene in the life of Christ. The Grotto includes the largest collection of precious stones and gems found anywhere in one location. The artistry has to be seen to be appreciated, p...
Panora
The Guthrie County Historical Village, located on a beautiful 4-acre complex near the Middle Raccoon River and old Lenon Mill Park on the southwest side of Panora, Iowa, features ten buildings and numerous exhibits that explore the history of Guthrie...
Montpelier
The Center interprets the story of the pioneers who braved the arduous, 6 month, 2,000 mile journey across the unsettled American West from Missouri to the Oregon Territory.
Goddard
Through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope you can view such wonders as the planet Saturn and its beautiful rings, and the Moon with its craters and mountains.
West Yellowstone
The Yellowstone Historic Center was created as a nonprofit organization to protect, preserve, and display the rich travel history of Yellowstone National Park. We hope you'll visit our historic 10-acre Oregon Short Line Terminus Historic District. Yo...
Dunseith
For over 70-years the International Peace Garden has made our region a more beautiful place to live offering countless educational resources through the arts and athletics while providing a picturesque natural landscape.
Wichita
Exploration Place is dedicated to providing informal, enjoyable learning experiences with extraordinary resources for exploration for people of all ages. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Wichita for kid...
Chama
A living museum and National Historic Landmark known as America's Highest and Longest Scenic Railroad its no wonder this national treasure was listed in the book '1000 Things To Do Before You Die'.
Taos Pueblo
(460 Miles)
Taos
Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. The multi-storied adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years. We welcome you to visit...
Urbandale
Living History Farms tells the story of 300 years of agricultural history through three working farms - a 1700 Ioway Indian Farm, 1850 Pioneer Farm, 1900 Horse-Powered Farm and 1875 Town with eleven shops including a working blacksmith, general store...
Waseca
he Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center (Farmamerica) was commissioned in 1978 by the legislature to preserve and promote the strong heritage of Minnesota agriculture. This is done through experiential learning at a 120-acre site which encourag...
Lawrence
The Douglas County Historical Society is responsible for the operation, preservation and development of collections in the Watkins Community Museum of History. The Douglas County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization with a missio...
Parkway Des Moines
Imagine. Experiment. Play! At the Science Center of Iowa, the experience is yours! From the inner workings of the human body to the outer reaches of the solar system, science surrounds you with dynamic live programs and hands-on interactive exhibits ...
Wellsville
The Heritage Center offers a variety of activities for individuals and families, as well as group tours and vacations. Whether you are passing through Cache Valley or making it your destination, the Center will be one of your favorite stops along the...
Navajo Village
(478 Miles)
Page
At the Navajo Village you have the change to take part in the story telling, the food preparation, the day-to-day, and to learn more about the Navajo culture. Unavailable in history books, you will have a unique opportunity to hear their oral traditi...
Bonner Springs
The 164 acre museum complex and park-like grounds features The Agricultural Hall of Fame, National Farmers' Memorial, National Poultry Museum, Educational Garden, and Farmtown USA; a recreated 1900s community which includes a farmstead, one room scho...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Hay Springs with kids

1

Museum of the Fur Trade

(19 Miles) Museums in Chadron

2

Carhenge

(39 Miles) Transport Attractions in Alliance

Fun places to visit in Hay Springs with kids

Nebraska is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Nebraska's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Nebraska with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Nebraska - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a lookabove , lots of the best things to do with children in NE