Hastings, Nebraska: Kool-Aid: Discover the Dream

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Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History

1330 N. Burlington Ave., Hastings, NE
Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History. North end of downtown, in the town museum, on the east side of US Hwy 281 at 14th St.
M-Th 9-5, F-Sa 9-8, Su 12-6; fewer hours and days off-season (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $7.
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Kool-Aid Man suit at the Hastings Museum.

Kool-Aid: Discover the Dream
The largest city museum between Denver and Chicago displays important Kool-Aid historical artifacts, including the bulbous Kool-Aid Man suit (before he became a digital fake). Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Kool Aid superhero costume donated

The Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History in Hastings, Nebraska -- the official birthplace of Kool-Aid -- received a donated costume of Kool-Aid Man from Kool-Aid earlier this year. The current-day Kool-Aid Man cut the ribbon for the exhibit last week during the annual "Kool-Aid Days" celebration.

... [08/29/1999] Complete News Story

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