Raising Nebraska is open Monday through Friday from 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. and 1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. The exhibit is available other dates and times by appointment.

During the 2018 Nebraska State Fair, Raising Nebraska will be open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm starting Friday, August 24 – Sunday, September 2, and from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on Monday, September 3..

Closed Holidays:

  • Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 26th
  • Christmas – Friday, December 25th
  • New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1st


Tour Only – FREE


Raising Nebraska is located inside the Nebraska Building near the main gate of the Nebraska State Fairgrounds at the intersection of State Fair Boulevard & South Locust Street.

Questions? Feedback?

Feel free to contact us at Raising Nebraska to learn more about our exhibits and programs, find out about sponsorship opportunities, plan a visit, or provide feedback.

Sarah Polak
P.O. Box 2198
Grand Island, NE 68802-2198
Email: spolak2@unl.edu