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Fun things to do in LINCOLN

Lincoln - no not Abraham! Lincoln is the capital city of the beautiful Nebraska, and offers kids an endless range of fun things to do on your family day out!  From fun centers, museums, sports, zoos and art - kids of all ages will find something they LOVE (so be prepared for a second trip!)

19 acres of animals? Just for kids?  Why not! Lincoln Children’s Zoo has more than 300 animals - all from a child’s eye view! Kids can escape to 19 landscaped acres right in the heart of the city while they learn about the weird and wonderful creatures of the world.

A museum where kids can build, sing, create, play and climb? We’re not kidding! No “Do Not Touch” signs at the Lincoln Children’s Museum! Three incredible floors take kids wherever their imagination takes them! 

For a little bit of history, the Museum of Nebraska History takes kids back over 10,000 years (who knew so much could happen in one state!) as they learn stories of the past, and the Lux Center for the Arts is great for those creative minds!

Lincoln is a city where kids can explore, create, imagine, and play! Enjoy your day!

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  • Valas Pumpkin Patch

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    (33 miles) Gretna

    Family fun at this sweet pumpkin patch, with caramel apples, the hay-rack rides, and the Pigtucky Derby Pig Races! Over 50 attractions, live shows and entertainment to top your family day out off in ...

  • Loves Jazz and Art Center

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    (50 miles) Omaha

    A unique center featuring African American Arts Exhibits, and where families can learn all about the rich cultural and heritage of jazz music!

  • Simply Loved

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    (55 miles) Columbus

    If you are looking for a different and all together better photography experience, you are in the right place! Internationally recognized photographer, Ashley Swierczek-Bowns, of Columbus NE, ...

  • Poppys Pumpkin Patch

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    (90 miles) Norfolk

    Kids fun in Nebraska at this cute pumpkin patch, with a hay bale maze, pony rides, nature walks, a petting zoo, and a zip line!. Sweet family fun for all ages!

  • Fun Plex

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    (44 miles) Omaha

    Thrilling rides, water park fun, as well as go-karts and mini-golf: an exciting family day out in Nebraska!

  • Idlewild Park

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    (55 miles) Ligonier

    Theme and water park fun with Idlewild Park - with seven themed areas. Family fun in the third oldest theme park in the entire world!

  • Aquacourt Family Aquatics Center

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    (1 miles) Hastings

    Wave pool, lazy river, leisure pool, waterslides, interactive water play area for young children and concessions. Open summer months. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for ...

  • Star City Shores Aquatic Center

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    (3 miles) Lincoln

    Main leisure pool area with 2 water slides, plus smaller kids' section with play fountains and water jungle gym. Sandy beach for play and adventure playground too.

  • Beatrice Big Blue Water Park

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    (38 miles) Beatrice

    Swimming and outdoor recreation. Including a 9,000-sq-ft, zero-depth pool, youth pool with fountain bubbler and toys, 124-ft loop waterslide, 8-ft-wide river slide, two diving boards, shade ...

  • Fun-Plex Waterpark

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    (44 miles) Omaha

    A water and amusement park which includes wave pools, kids' pool, waterslides, go-cart track, tilt-a-whirl, bumper boats and cars, miniature golf, and batting cages.

  • Coco Key Waterpark Omaha

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    (45 miles) Omaha

    Waterpark fun at Coco Key Water Resort slides, a kiddie pool, water attractions and lots of family fun to cool you down!

  • Columbus Aquatic Center

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    (55 miles) Columbus

    The Aquatic Center is one of the finest indoor public pools in Nebraska. The pool is open seven days a week, 12 months out of the year. A variety of programs are offered to meet the needs of the ...

  • Pawnee Plunge Water Park

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    (56 miles) Columbus

    Nebraska's premiere family water fun park, offering terrifying plunge slides, fun family rides, interactive wate rplazy zone and more.

  • Lincoln Childrens Zoo

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    Lincoln

    Come and visit more than 300 animals, all from a child's eye view! The Zoo consists of 19 beautifully landscaped acres in the heart of Lincoln.

  • Ak Sar Ben Outdoor Aquarium

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    (27 miles) Gretna

    All of the various species on display in both the aquarium and large terrarium are either native to Nebraska or have been successfully introduced here. One of the many fun family places to visit if ...

  • Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

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    (49 miles) Omaha

    Step into the rainforests, deserts, wander through an ocean and more all through total immersion exhibits at this family friendly Nebraska zoo!

  • Champions Fun Center

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    (2 miles) Lincoln

    At Champions Fun Center people of all ages will have tons of fun. They can get rolling with some bowling, play for prizes in our huge arcade or explore in the adventure challenge maze. They can also ...

  • Lost In Fun

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    (6 miles) Lincoln

    From inflatable jumpers to the space foam pit and endless play sets, this is a sure bet for keeping the kids happy all afternoon.

  • BounceU Omaha

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    (41 miles) Omaha

    Offers it's trademarked standard of inflatable fun, with offerings ranging from classic bounce houses and slides to mazes, obstacle courses and more including organised games, music, toys and other ...

  • Arbor Day Farm

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    (43 miles) Nebraska City

    Discover something new. An attraction that surrounds you, touches all your senses, and captivates you with fun and discovery - every time you visit. A visit to Tree Adventure instantly puts you in ...

  • Columbus Family YMCA

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    (56 miles) Columbus

    Columbus Family YMCA school age programs offer a fun, safe place for children. Children enrolled at Family YMCA school age programs are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that ...

  • Lincoln Childrens Museum

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    (1 miles) Lincoln

    Build, dance, play, climb, create, sing, and laugh at the Lincoln Children's Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. Here you can be whatever and wherever your imagination takes you! The Lincoln Children's ...

  • Museum of Nebraska History

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    (2 miles) Lincoln

    10,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home.Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past. One of the many fun family places to go if ...

  • Lux Center for the Arts

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    (3 miles) Lincoln

    Undeniably an educational trip but a visually fascinating one which will enthral imaginative kids covering art in the mediums of pottery, printmaking, painting, jewelry, glass, and fibers.

  • Strategic Air and Space Museum

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    (24 miles) Ashland

    The Strategic Air & Space Museum is committed to providing guests with engaging experiences that will inspire the young - and the young at heart - as they explore the worlds of aviation, history, ...

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