Nebraska is the home of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum. Located on the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, the museum’s mission is to inspire an understanding of the cultural and artistic significance of quilts and quilt making traditions from many cultures, countries and times. The museum's collection includes more than 4500 quilts and quilt related objects representing 50 countries and four centuries of quilt making.
Nebraskan’s love to quilt, and that will be clear when you visit a Nebraska quilt shop. The stores are packed with fabrics to make anything you can think of. Enjoy a class or lecture, then start shopping. You can easily find quilt shops in Nebraska by using our most accurate directory. Just enter your destination and there’s a quilt shop! Nebraska is ready for your quilting adventure. Bring the family, too, because there is a lot for them to do while you shop.
Auto and engine enthusiasts will enjoy the Museum of American speed. Fort Atkinson was the first U.S. Army post to be established west of the Missouri River. It was abandoned in 1827, but during the 1980’s, a replica fort was constructed and is now a National Historic Landmark. Other army forts open to the public are Kerany, Hartsuff, Sidney and Robinson. History buffs will enjoy a visit to any or all of these historic forts. Others may enjoy the Museum of the Fur Trade, and gain a better understanding of fur trading shaped our nation.
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