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Raising Nebraska

S Locust St & State Fair Blvd, Nebraska Building, Grand Island, NE 68801
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Educational and free admittance

In a large building near the state fairgrounds one will find Raising Nebraska, an educational... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
TexasCatBird
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Gatesville, TX
New to state, learned a lot

As an out-of-state visitor, I learned a lot about Nebraska's agricultural contributions to the US... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
snanders
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Houston, Texas
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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S Locust St & State Fair Blvd, Nebraska Building, Grand Island, NE 68801
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

In a large building near the state fairgrounds one will find Raising Nebraska, an educational experience regarding the products raised or processed in Nebraska. Even us 6 seniors in our party all agreed we learned something on several levels even though we all come from...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

As an out-of-state visitor, I learned a lot about Nebraska's agricultural contributions to the US market. #1 producer of popcorn and 1/4 steaks and hamburgers comes from Nebraska! The exhibits were informative--at times a little overzealous about Nebraska but it's on the state fair grounds...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

I think if you are not from an ag background, this would be very informative. Lots of interactive displays on farming and where food comes from.

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

Open all year round, this exhibit provides excellent displays and interactive kiosks celebrating the broad and varied Nebraska agriculture. I learned a lot about food and its origins in this exhibit. The displays are very professional, brightly lit, and made learning fun. One of the...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

If you have ever driven by a pivot Irrigation system you have probably wanted to stop and get a picture or even touch it. Here is your chance! There are grain bins and even a massive map of Nebraska on the floor that you can...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited "Raising Nebraska" as part of an educational visit for youth from our program. We were hoping that our youth would learn more about agriculture and Nebraska. Instead, what was presented was information with an agenda being pushed. Many of the "educational videos" informed...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2016

Large, open building with a variety of displays about ag programs, crops, etc. and how they impact the economy and daily lives

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Reviewed July 22, 2015

Lots of information on agriculture in Nebraska. Hands on center opivot exhibit was fun. We had a private showing for our family family as there were fifty of us. This is a very nice place to visit - allow an hour or a bit more.

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Reviewed July 10, 2015

Raising Nebraska is a specialty museum/exhibition located permanently on the grounds of the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. It offers a year-round, all-ages, high-quality look into what it really takes to put food on our table... and a whole lot more. I visited with...More

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