Best Places To See in Lincoln, NE

Handpicked Top 3 Places To See in Lincoln, NE. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!

LINCOLN CHILDREN'S ZOO

1222 South 27th Street, Lincoln, NE 68502

Since 1965

Zoo, Field Trips, Birthday Parties, Rent the Zoo, Animal Encounter Stage, Zoofari, Shows, Outside Animals, Animal Kingdom, Animals Aviary, Baby Announcements, Animal Art, Summer Camps, Off-Season Camps, Special Events, Party, Event Planning, Toddler Programs, Zoo Crew, Overnight Experience, Events, Educational Programs, Stores & Shops

Members, Children 1 & Under: Free Admission - Over 225,000 people attend the Zoo each year making it the third most attended arts and science attraction in Nebraska - Over 400 animals and over 40 endangered animals

Price: Adults (13 - 61) $9.95, Children (2 - 12) $8.95 & Seniors (62 and over) $8.95

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lincolnzoo.org

Mon - Sun : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

I love to take the kids here. My toddler enjoys exploring the paths and sandboxes and my 12 year old loves the classes and exhibits and it's small enough that she can venture on her own on uncrowded days. All of the animals seem in excellent health and are very well cared for. The staff is always great, and so are the zoo crew kids that help out with pony rides and the such. Every time I go we learn something new so it's always a great experience.
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LINCOLN CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

1420 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508

Since 1988

Museum, Exhibits, Youth and Teen Programs, Adult Programs, Birthday Parties, Exhibitions, Group Tours, Field Trips, Stores, Shop, Private Events, Venue, Tours, Art, Collections, Conservation, Classrooms, Parties and Rentals, Rentals, Twinkle's Toy Store, Food, Snacks, Special Events, Research, Art Education Classes & Workshops

Members & Children Under Age 1: Free Admission - Military & first responder discount: $1 off each person in party with valid ID - 10% discount on merchandise at Twinkle's Toy Store - Annually up to 80,000 people visited an often-full Museum

Price: Children & Adults $9.50, Children age 1 $6.50 & Seniors age 62+ $9.00

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lincolnchildrensmuseum.org

Tue - Sat : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Sun : 1:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon : Closed

The first time we visited the Lincoln Children's Museum was on their Super Hero Day. The place was overly crowded for that reason but the museum seemed neat enough we became members that day. Fast forward one week. We attended the museum and not only did the kids have a blast but I did as well. There are so many cool toys to play with.... I mean for the kids to play with.
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SUNKEN GARDENS

S 27th Street, Lincoln, NE 68502

Since 1930

Botanical Gardens, Handicap Accessible Entrances, Walkways and Parking, Entry Garden Pavilion, New Sculptural Elements, Restrooms, Renovated Lily Ponds, Camps, Educational Programs, Restored Cascading Water, Rentals Facility, Lawn Space For Events, Wedding Party, Group Tours, Special Events, Tributes & Memorials

416 trees and shrubs - The 1.5 acres were originally donated by the Seacrests, the Faulkners and the Freys long time Lincoln families

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Mon - Sun : 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

This place was a great place to be yesterday, considering the timing of the debt deal. The Sunken Gardens were created back during the Depression. The government, under FDR, pledged tons of money to the people of the United States in the form of wages through public works projects. Within the area, they rounded up 200 men who were employed to work on dozens of projects, one of which included the Sunken Gardens.
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