10 Best Rainy Day Activities in Nebraska!

Are you in Nebraska on a rainy day? Nebraska still offers so many fun things to do while inside!. From the Durham Museum in Omaha to the Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, here are the 10 best rainy day activities in Nebraska.

Museum of American Speed, Lincoln, NE

The Museum of American Speed is a place that every car lover should visit. On display is an exceptional collection of cars, including unique vehicles you have probably never seen.

The Durham Museum, Omaha, NE

The Durham Museum is more than just a history museum – they offer massive exhibits and reenactments of your favorite shows and movies. Guests especially love the Downton Abbey costume exhibit. There are also general interactive exhibits, such as LEGO’s Towers of Tomorrow Exhibit.

Golden Spike Tower, North Platte, NE

Do you want the best view of the city? If so, climb up Golden Spike Tower. Here, you can also get a great view of the massive collection of trains, even on a rainy day.

Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, Ashland, NE

All aircraft enthusiasts will love this museum. You can go right up to different Cold War aircraft and other artifacts. If you’re traveling with kids, the museum also offers a play and learning area for children.

Museum of the Fur Trade, Chadron, NE

The Museum of the Fur Trade offers various western history exhibits. Among them are the earliest traded items, Native American artifacts, and guns of the period. The collection is vast, so plan to spend several hours browsing the whole collection.

Pioneer Village, Minden, NE

If you want a general American history museum, explore Pioneer Village. The owners collect artifacts throughout American history, from old furnishings to automobiles. It’s a great place to get a snapshot of American history through various items.

Petrified Wood Gallery, Ogallala, NE

The Petrified Wood Gallery is a fascinating art museum with various wooden sculptures. You’ll also see a variety of gemstones and rocks that are hard to find elsewhere. The staff is knowledgeable and can educate you on petrified wood and sculptures.

Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, Nebraska City, NE

If you want to learn more about Lewis and Clark’s discoveries, this museum has everything you need. Tucked inside a three-story building, you can explore many of the items the pair discovered – medicine, flora and fauna, and other instruments and tools. There’s even a replica of the boat they used to travel.

Midwest Theater, Scottsbluff, NE

Midwest Theater is an independent theater run by community volunteers. They often host plays with local cast members. You can also watch movies and see musical performances here.

Capriolo Winery, Raymond, NE

Capriolo Winery (formerly known as WindCrast Winery) offers exquisite wine tastings with wine made from French hybrid grapes. They’re also well known for their many events, perfect for a rainy day escape.

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