Landmark: United States Logo

Landmarks in Nebraska

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park
Royal, Antelope County, Nebraska, 68773
The Ashfall Fossil Beds are rare fossil site types called lagerstätten that, due to extraordinary local conditions, capture a moment in time ecological "snapshot" in a range of well-preserved fossilized organisms.

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.

Freedom Park

Freedom Park
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68110
Freedom Park is an outdoor park and museum at the Greater Omaha Marina on the bank of the Missouri River in the East Omaha section of Omaha, Nebraska.

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.

Great Platte River Road Archway Monument

Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Kearney, Nebraska, 68847
The Archway is a museum of and monument to Nebraska's and the Platte River valley's role in westward expansion. The Archway is directly over Interstate 80 three miles (5 km) east of Kearney, Nebraska.

Heartland of America Park

Heartland of America Park
Omaha, Nebraska, 68102
Heartland of America Park is a public park located at 800 Douglas Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The 31-acre (130,000 m2) park is situated between Interstate 80 and the Missouri River.

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.

Joslyn Art Museum

Joslyn Art Museum
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68102
The Joslyn Art Museum is the principal fine arts museum in the state of Nebraska. Located in Omaha, it was opened in 1931 at the initiative of Sarah H. Joslyn in memory of her husband, businessman George A. Joslyn.

Joslyn Castle (Lynhurst)

Joslyn Castle (Lynhurst)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68131
The George and Sarah Joslyn Home (officially named "Lynhurst," yet known locally as Joslyn Castle), is a mansion in the Gold Coast Historic District of Omaha, Nebraska.

Lester F. Larsen Tractor Museum

Lester F. Larsen Tractor Museum
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68583
The Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum is a historical facility located on the East Campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Lincoln, Nebraska. The museum was established in 1980.

Lincoln Children's Zoo

Lincoln Children's Zoo
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68502
The Lincoln Children's Zoo is located in Lincoln, Nebraska, designed specifically for children to experience interactive, up-close encounters with all of the zoo's animals

Memorial Park

Memorial Park
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68132
Memorial Park is a park located near the Dundee neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska. The park was created as a memorial for all of the men and women from Douglas County who have served in the armed forces.

Mueller Tower

Mueller Tower
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68588
The Mueller Tower is a historic 84-foot (26 m) carillon tower on the campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was built in 1949, and it is named for alumnus Ralph S. Mueller.

Museum of American Speed

Museum of American Speed
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68528
The Museum of American Speed is a non-profit museum dedicated to preserving and displaying artifacts of American automotive history. The museum is located in Lincoln, Nebraska and is housed in a 135,000 square foot facility.

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.

Omaha Children's Museum

Omaha Children's Museum
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68102
The Omaha Children's Museum is a nonprofit learning and exploration space for young people in downtown Omaha, Nebraska.

Pinnacle Bank Arena

Pinnacle Bank Arena
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68508
Pinnacle Bank Arena is a 15,500-seat indoor arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was completed in 2013 and replaced the Bob Devaney Sports Center as the home of the University of Nebraska's men's and women's basketball teams.

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.

Sheldon Museum of Art

Sheldon Museum of Art
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68588
The Sheldon Museum of Art is an art museum in the city of Lincoln, in the state of Nebraska. Its collection focuses on 19th- and 20th-century art.

St. Cecilia Cathedral

St. Cecilia Cathedral
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, 68131
St. Cecilia Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha. Located in the Gold Coast Historic District, the cathedral was ranked as one of the ten largest in the United States when it was completed in 1959.

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.

Sunken Gardens

Sunken Gardens
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68502
Construction of the gardens began in 1930 under the direction of Ernest M. Bair as a project for unemployed men during the Great Depression.

Thomas P. Kennard House

Thomas P. Kennard House
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68501
The Thomas P. Kennard House, also known as the Nebraska Statehood Memorial, is the oldest remaining building in the original plat of Lincoln, Nebraska.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68588
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a public land-grant research university in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship institution of the University of Nebraska system.

World's Largest Ball of Stamps

World's Largest Ball of Stamps
Boys Town, Douglas 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.

Nebraska

Nebraska State Flag
Postal Code: NE
Capital City: Lincoln
Became a State:
Population: 1,896,190*
Area: 77,347.81 miles2 (200,331.03 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
Nebraska State Symbols

Most Popular Nebraska Landmarks

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

Visit our sister site:
Landmark Earth Logo

MENU