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Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Exhibit on Kool-AidŽ in the town where it was invented

Hastings Museum (exterior)
Hastings Museum (exterior)
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Kool-Aid Stand
Kool-Aid Stand
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1330 N. Burlington Avenue
Hastings, Nebraska 68901
United States
(402) 461-4629 or 1-800-508-4629

On This Very Spot is an exhibit celebrating the popular flavored drink Kool-AidŽ in the town where it was invented by Edwin Perkins in 1927.

For more information on the history of Kool-AidŽ, visit

The museum houses the J.M. McDonald Planetarium, the Groundwater Discovery Adventure, and the Lied Super Screen Theatre. Many species of animal life are on display in dioramas representing their natural habitats. The museum also chronicles the history of the early inhabitants of the Nebraska plains and has an interactive exhibit, Kool-Aid: Discover the Dream.

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This spot is a musuem open to the public. For complete visitor's information, including hours of operation, admission fees, and map & directions, visit the official website at

Parking: Free parking

Location: South central Nebraska, west of Lincoln and south of I-80.

Nearest Major Airport: Lincoln, Nebraska

Nearest Rail: Nastings, Nebraska

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