COVID-19 Information for the Kearney Area

The Kearney Visitors Bureau has been following the rapidly evolving news about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we understand that our community and travelers may be concerned about COVID-19 and how it may affect them. Below we have compiled lists of openings and closings  and links to more information to try to help during this ever-changing time.


Kearney Archway – Open 7 days a week
Classic Car Collection – Open Friday-Sunday Noon-5:00pm
Fort Kearny State Historical Park & Rec Area – Park open for day use & Camping
Fort Kearny State Park Visitor Center –  Now Open
Fort Kearney Museum – Opening Soon – Date TBD
G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture – CLOSED
Kearney Area Children’s Museum – Open for Camps & Timed Ticketing
Kearney Public Library – Open
Kearney Visitors Bureau – Open Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Kearney Water Trail – Open (rentals available through Kearney Paddle Sports)
Museum of Nebraska Art – CLOSED
Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center – Open
Rowe Sanctuary – Trails Open – Visitors Center Open 10 am-2 pm
Trails and Rails Museum (BuffaloCounty HistoricalSociety) – Open
Nebraska Wildlife Encounter-Zoozeum – Open for Camps
Kearney Cinema 8  – Open 7 days a week
Parks & Splash Pads – Open
Centennial & Harmon Pools – Open
Yanney Park and Cottonmill Marina – Will remain closed for further notice
Cottonmill Nature Barn – Open
Peterson Senior Activity Center – Open
The Big Apple – Open
Hilltop Mall – Open
The World Theater – Drive-In Theatre Open Thursday-Saturday at Buffalo County Fairgrounds

Non-Profits, Arts & Cultural Partners:

Information for Travelers:

Additional Information for Hotels and Restaurants:


We are recommending business owners that have questions to call

  • Odee Ingersoll
    Nebraska Business Development Center
    Ph: 308-865-8344
    Email: ingersoll@unk.edu
  • Leon Milobar
    Nebraska District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration
    Ph: 402-221-4691

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