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Veteran’s Day NAD Tours

  If you haven’t had a chance to experience one yet, we are offering more NAD Bus Tours! Get a sense of what it was like to live in Hastings during one of its booming periods. The city’s population nearly doubled between 1942 and 1943. Where did they live and work? These tours often sell out, […]

National Parks Adventure returns for a limited time!

Playing Dec. 22 and Dec 26-31 at 2p! Narrated by Academy Award® winner Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Immersive IMAX® 3D cinematography takes viewers soaring over red rock canyons, hurtling up craggy mountain peaks and into other-worldly realms found […]

Kool-Aid Days at Hastings Museum

2017 Calendar ONLY $4 MUSEUM ADMISSION Each Day per person! +tax Friday, AUGUST 11 Museum Open: 9 am to 8 pm Kool-Aid Stand: 1 to 5 pm Activity Stations: 1 to 5 pm Planetarium: 1, 2, & 3 pm Saturday, AUGUST 12 Museum Open: 9 am to 8 pm Kool-Aid Stand: 1 to 5 pm Solar Observing: […]

Aircraft Carrier: Guardians of the Sea

The mission to protect and defend the world’s oceans has become far more complex and challenging in recent years, and naval aviation has become increasingly vital to success. One of the greatest engineering feats in the history of warfare, the modern Nimitz-class carrier, is a masterpiece of technology. With RIMPAC, the world’s largest and most […]

Total Solar Eclipse

Don’t miss it: August 21, 2017! You’ll begin seeing the ‘first bite’ of the eclipse at 11:34 a.m. Totality begins at 12:58 p.m. and will last for two minutes and 14 seconds in Hastings. There’s so much to learn prior to the big day! This video explains the eclipse and some of the new terms you need […]

Experience Life on the Wing with ‘Earthflight’

Earthflight (in 2D & 3D) is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial techniques and state-of-the-art cameras deliver the reality of flying right alongside birds as we join a variety of different species on their seasonal journeys. As we fly with […]

Extreme Weather Blows into the Museum

Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it’s intensifying in varied and complex ways. Extreme Weather 3D takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Opens Oct. 19 Trailer Below Among the melting tidewater glaciers of Alaska, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Dr. Erin Pettit […]

Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland Returns

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Among these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique […]

Peggy Karr Glass – A beautiful opportunity to support the Museum

A beautiful opportunity to support the Museum The Hastings Museum Foundation is proud to announce Peggy Karr Glass now comes in exclusive Kool-Aid designs. Six products are offered, and designs are based on the original flavors: cherry, grape, strawberry, lemon lime, raspberry, and orange. Like all Peggy Karr glassware, they are dishwasher safe! Colors will […]

Kick-off Kool-Aid Days with our ‘After Dark’ Event

Friday, August 12, 2016 7:00-10:00 p.m. Test your Super Power Senses Smell – Guess that Kool-Aid scent Hear – Nocturnal animal sounds with Nebraska Game and Parks Taste – Identify different Kool-Aid flavor combos See – Glow-in-the-dark scavenger hunt Touch – Get hands-on with fizzy cloud dough Enjoy a yummy snack & more glowtastic after-dark […]

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