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Carhenge

Carhenge
Alliance, Box Butte County, Nebraska, 69301
Carhenge is a replica of England's Stonehenge. Instead of being built with large standing stones, as is the case with the original Stonehenge, Carhenge is formed from vintage American automobiles, all covered with gray spray paint.

Chimney Rock National Historic Site

Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Morrill County, Nebraska, 69334
Used as a landmark by Native-Americans, the first recorded mention of "Chimney Rock" was in 1827 by Joshua Pilcher. Pilcher had journeyed up the Platte River valley to the Salt Lake rendezvous of the Rocky Mountain fur trappers.

Durham Museum

Durham Museum
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68108
The Durham Museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the United States' western region. The museum is housed in Omaha's former Union Station.

Great Plains Black History Museum

Great Plains Black History Museum
North Omaha, Nebraska
The museum is located in the Webster Telephone Exchange Building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68108
Evolving from the public Riverview Park Zoo established in 1894, today the zoo includes several notable exhibits. It features the largest cat complex in North America, and the Lied Jungle is one of the world's largest indoor rainforests.

Nebraska State Capitol

Nebraska State Capitol
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68508
The Indiana limestone structure draws on both Classical and Gothic architectural traditions, but represents major innovations in state capitol design. The structure is nicknamed "The Tower of the Plains."

Old Market

Old Market
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68102
Omaha's Old Market is a neighborhood bordered by South 10th Street to the east, 13th Street to the west, Farnam Street to the north and Jackson Street to the South. The neighborhood has many restaurants, art galleries and upscale shopping.

Pioneer Village

Pioneer Village
Minden, Kearney County, Nebraska, 68959
Pioneer Village is a museum and tourist attraction. Founded in 1953 by Harold Warp, a Chicago manufacturer from Minden, the museum is a complex of 28 buildings on 20 acres (81,000 m2) with a total collection of over 50,000 items.

Strategic Air and Space Museum

Strategic Air and Space Museum
Ashland, Saunders County, Nebraska, 68003
The Strategic Air and Space Museum's mission is reserving the history of the Strategic Air Command while promoting interest in aviation and science among the general public. It is regarded as having one of the top collections of strategic aircraft.

World's Largest Ball of Stamps

World's Largest Ball of Stamps
Boys Town, Douglas County County, Nebraska, 68010
Located in the stamp center of the Boys Town Visitor Center, this ball of stamps measures 32" in diameter. It was created between 1953 and 1955 by the local stamp collecting club.

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Top 10 Most Popular Nebraska Landmarks

  1. Chimney Rock National Historic Site
  2. Nebraska State Capitol
  3. Carhenge
  4. Great Plains Black History Museum
  5. Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
  6. Strategic Air and Space Museum
  7. World's Largest Ball of Stamps
  8. Old Market
  9. Pioneer Village
  10. Durham Museum

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