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Education Centers

Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center

The Outdoor Education Center offers an indoor firearm range and indoor and outdoor archery ranges that are open to the public five days a week. Additionally, the center offers archery and firearm classes and workshops for both youth and adults, as well as day camps, Hunter Education classes and special events. The center is available for birthday parties, corporate events and other private events, and offers two classrooms for rental.
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Outdoor Heritage Education Complex

The Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Complex is a family-friendly shooting sports complex with a focus on safety and family fun located at Platte River State Park near Lousiville. This center features an archery range with a shooting tower, a 50-yard small bore rifle range, a trap range with 5 stand feature and an indoor 10-meter pellet gun range. The ranges were created with everyone in mind, regardless of size, ability or skill level.
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Wildcat Hills Shooting Sports Complex

The Wildcat Hills Shooting Sports Complex is a family-friendly shooting sports education center with a focus on safety, education and fun located at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area. The center features archery, small bore, pellet, shotgun and rifle ranges. It provides educational programming and quality instruction.
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Wildcat Hills Nature Center

The unique flora and fauna of the Wildcat Hills area are exhibited and displayed at this interactive nature center. The bright and airy lower level houses an area complete with stuffed animals and native fauna.
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AkSarBen Aquarium

The Aksarben Aquarium Outdoor Education Center, conveniently located on the banks of the Platte River between the cities of Lincoln and Omaha, boasts the largest exhibit of native aquatic species in Nebraska. The facility offers a unique aquarium and terrarium, an interactive classroom and the World-Herald Auditorium. Additionally, visitors can access the ponds, nature trails and historic fish hatchery at Schramm Park, located directly east of the facility.
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