Welcome to Kearney!

Let’s start with the basics…
Kearney pronounced
/ˈkärnē/ (car + knee)

1. A colorful and exciting city situated in the heart of the Heartland.

2. The Sandhill Crane Capital of the World

Now that we got that out of the way, here are a dozen things you ought to know about Kearney.

Experience One of the Earth’s Greatest Migrations

Every year from late February to early April, over 600,000 Sandhill Cranes migrate on the Platte River valley in order to ‘fuel up’ before resuming their northward migration.

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Did you know Kearney is home to the Museum of Nebraska Art, the official state art collection? MONA, for short, is a collection of 5,000+ artworks that celebrate Nebraska’s artist heritage. The collection & other new exhibits is on display in this historic building, the former Kearney Post Office built in 1911. The museum is NOW OPEN for visitors, hours are Tue-Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm  @museumofnebraskaart #musuemofnebraskaart #visitkearney #kearneynebrask #artmusuem #downtownkearney #nebraska
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