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The Riverside Discovery Center Scottsbluff is a family-friendly attraction that offers fun for the whole family. The center is home to exhibits on Nebraska history, natural sciences, and tribal cultures. Visitors can explore the exhibits, take a walk on the nature trails, or watch a movie in the theater. There's also an interactive learning center where kids can learn about science and math. The Riverside Discovery Center Scottsbluff is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The Legacy of the Plains Museum Scottsbluff is a rich and diverse history of the American West. The museum features more than 50,000 items from the 18th and 19th centuries, including clothing, tools, weapons, and settlement artifacts from the 1800s. The collection was donated to the city in 1970 by Mrs. Caroline Rupprecht.
The museum is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, and admission is free.
Scotts Bluff National Monument is the most important archeological site in Nebraska. The site is famous for its large mounds of earth and stone, which were built by the ancient Pawnee tribe between A.D. 900 and 1200. The Pawnee was one of the most significant tribes in the Great Plains area, and their culture is well-represented at Scottsbluff.
The monument was established in 1935 and covers an area of 3,000 acres. There are more than 160 archaeological sites within the monument boundaries, including mounds built by the Pawnee, Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Omaha tribes. Visitors can explore the sites on foot or by horseback. The monument also contains a museum that displays artifacts from the site and other Native American cultures in Nebraska.
The Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area is a great place for a day of hiking, fishing, and bird watching. The recreation area is east of Scottsbluff in western Nebraska. The park covers 128 acres and offers a variety of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. There are also two ponds for fishing, as well as a playground and picnic areas. Visitors can see a variety of birds while they're out enjoying the park's natural beauty.
The Chimney Rock Museum in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, is home to a museum of local history with exhibits on the area's coal mining and railroad history. The museum is open from May through October and features a variety of exhibits including a train layout, a coal mine, a model village, and more.
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