Exploring the Capitol City


2019 Capitol City Passport Tour

From museums to performing arts, you’ll never be bored in the Nebraska’s capitol. Discover everything the city has to offer, and while you’re at it, explore the multiple Passport stops in and around Lincoln.

1. Lincoln – Morrill Hall-University of Nebraska State Museum (39)

Spend some time learning about Nebraska’s past and present at Morrill Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Explore all of the exhibits on natural history, and don’t forget to stop by the Mueller Planetarium for one of their many shows.

Morrill Hall Nebraska State Museum Elephant

2. Lincoln – Lincoln Children’s Zoo (38)

Over 400 animals call the award-winning Lincoln Children’s Zoo home, including 40 endangered species. Experience the animal kingdom like never before through interactive activities and animal encounters for the whole family!

3. Lincoln – KD Designs Jewelry (37)

Browse a collection of hand-made jewelry, accessories and more at KD Designs Jewelry. You’ll love the selection of unique and limited items that this family-owned business has to offer.

4. Roca – Capitol View Winery & Vineyards (60)

End your day with a trip to Capitol View Winery and Vineyards in Roca, NE. With an extensive menu of wines both made and bottled right here in Nebraska, Capitol View has something for every drink preference.

Capitol Winery and Vineyards

Bonus Stop:

For all you early-risers, squeeze in a fifth Passport stop before your day in Lincoln by heading 25 miles southwest of Lincoln to Crete, NE for a cup of joe at The Brew House.

5. Crete – The Brew House (20)

Enjoy a variety of made-from-scratch menu items at this locally owned coffee and tap house. Start your day off with one of their signature breakfast dishes and a cup of the Daily Flavor coffee!


Check out all of the other awesome activities and attractions to fill up your trip to Nebraska’s capitol here!