|Fun for Kids!|
Hastings Aquacourt Waterpark
Children's Museum of Central Nebraska
Hastings Museum of Natural & Cultural History
1330 N. Burlington Ave.
Hours: Tues-Thurs 9-5
CLOSED MONDAY DURING THE WINTER
Hastings premiere attraction for over 80 years features the largest whooping crane display in the U.S., a hands-on Groundwater Discovery Adventure, natural animal dioramas, Native American and pioneer memorabilia, an interactive Kool-Aid exhibit, a rock and mineral collection, and many more exhibits that are sure to educate and entertain!
J.M. McDonald Planetarium
Shows Daily! Located in the Hastings Museum, this is the only Planetarium between Denver and Chicago to have daily showings. Programs change with the seasons, making learning about the universe a unique experience whenever you go.
3-D Digital Theatre
The new digital projector and 65 foot wide screen were installed in 2011 and are sure to amaze. Add in the six channel digital surround sound and some great movie munchies, and Hastings Museum is the best (and biggest!) theatre in the region! Click here for showtimes.
Prairie Loft Center for Outdoor and Agricultural Learning
4705 DLD Road
Open for scheduled activities and events.
Activities for all ages include workshops, festivals, field trips, and monthly Family Outdoor Club. Programs take place in and around beautiful historic barns. Visit www.prairieloft.org for program information.
1400 West 18th Street
32 lanes of bowling excitement including glow and disco bowl in addition to a game room, pool tables, dart boards and concessions. During the summer months your family can also enjoy an 18-hole miniature golf course, go-carts and batting cages.
Libs Park Splash Playground
14th St. & Baltimore
Memorial Day through Labor Day
Filled with water cannons and jets, the splash playground is bound to cool off the young and the young at heart. Free admission.
Country Harvest Pumpkin Patch