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

During the 2019 Nebraska State Fair, Raising Nebraska will be open 9:00 am to 9:00 pm from Friday, August 23 – Sunday, September 1, and 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on Monday September 2.


Closed Holidays:

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 22
Christmas – Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25
New Year’s –  Monday, December 31, 2018, and Tuesday, January 1, 2019



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?

Please contact us to learn more about our exhibits, 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