Pioneer Country Nebraska

Lied Center for Performing Arts - Located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, this magnificent performing arts center serves students and residents of this entire region by bringing the world's finest arts and entertainment to its stage.

Beatrice Community Players - Since 1975 Community Players has striven to deliver the highest quality theatre to Beatrice and Southeast Nebraska. The theatre provides a flexible venue for producing a variety of productions ranging from large cast musicals to intimate comedies and dramas.

Strategic Air & Space Museum - Regarded as the nation's foremost facility of its kind, the museum preserves aircraft and missiles for future generations. The Museum is a 300,000 square foot building that features a glass atrium, two aircraft display hangars, a traveling exhibit area, a children's interactive gallery, a 200-seat theater, a Museum store, an aircraft restoration gallery, and a snack bar.

University of Nebraska State Museum - Nebraska's largest natural history museum includes the world's premier collection of fossil elephants, interactive paleontology exhibits, American Indian exhibits, walk-in wildlife dioramas, hand-on discovery room, planetarium, laser shows and much more.

Lincoln Children's Museum - A 40,000 square foot world of color, light, sound and texture dedicated to allowing children and adults to discover the adventure of learning together.

Museum of American Speed - World's Largest Collection Vintage to Exotic Racing Engines & Speed Equipment.

Pioneers Park Nature Center - 668 acres of tallgrass prairie, woodlands, wetlands and a stream. Eight miles of hiking trails wind through various habitats and take visitors past non-releasable raptor exhibits, as well as bison, elk, and white-tailed deer herds.

Kountze Memorial Theatre - There are three plays produced in repertory during the summer months and one play produced in the fall. The melodramas are designed to provide wholesome family-orientated entertainment and are widely popular in Nebraska and surrounding States.

Lincoln Community Playhouse - Discover a world of hope brought to you by your friends and neighbors. Lincoln community theatre family is ready to show you an effervescent world beyond the every day. Join them as they transcend the ordinary and create a sanctuary for the soul.

International Quilt Study Center & Museum - The center was created to encourage the interdisciplinary study of all aspects of quiltmaking traditions and to foster preservation of this tradition through the collection, conservation and exhibition of quilts and related materials.

Rock Island Depot Railroad Museum - Located in one of the state’s two intact Rock Island depots, the Rock Island Depot Railroad Museum at 910 Second Street gives visitors a look at life when trains were the fastest and classiest way to go anywhere, from the billowing steam engine to the 1950’s stream-lined Rock Island Rocket.

National Museum of Roller Skating - The museum exists as an autonomous entity to acquire, preserve, research, and interpret the history of roller skating through its collection of artifacts, photographs, archival materials, and other skating memorabilia.

Mueller Planetarium - Visitors to Mueller Planetarium can view the latest images from the Hubble Space Telescope in the lobby's ViewSpace display. This place is 'out of this world!'

Marxhausen Gallery of Art - Concordia's Department of Art maintains a collection of more than 300 works of art, mostly screenprints, etchings, lithographs and other original prints by nationally and internationally recognized artists who represent a variety of movements and styles.

Lincoln Children's Zoo - A treasure for Nebraska as it is one of only five zoos in the nation dedicated to educating youth. The Zoo's design is tailored specifically for children_providing viewing areas at a child's height, animals that are within reach, and easy-to-read signs.

Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center - An 808-acre tallgrass prairie nature preserve. Visitors can enjoy miles of walking trails, nearly 650 acres of native (never plowed) tallgrass prairie, ponds and wetlands.

Nebraska History Museum - Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from its rich past. The museum's exhibits interpret over 12,000 years of human experience on the Plains. Indian gallery, 'The First Nebraskans,' period setting and special collections.