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University of Nebraska State Museum

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307 Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
+1 402-472-2642
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Very Interesting exhibit on Elephants!

Although this museum is a little dated in the way it displays the exhibits, they have done a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gloriamaris
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Houston, Texas
Wonderful!

Finding parking is tough but is well worth the effort. My wife, 12 year old grandson and I spent... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
cwc9201
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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Museum with exhibits about life on the plains.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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307 Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this museum is a little dated in the way it displays the exhibits, they have done a great job in showcasing the material. The exhibit on elephants was very interesting and complete. I loved that they had a display on the native Indians of...More

Thank gloriamaris
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Finding parking is tough but is well worth the effort. My wife, 12 year old grandson and I spent much more time here than we intended because it was so fascinating. We absolutely loved every exhibit and we very reluctantly left after several hours. Digging...More

Thank cwc9201
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Yes, the planetarium is great...not the highly sophisticated venue as in major cities, but cool in any respect. I got to know the director and he is competent and knowledgeable. Parking can be a challenge, but my wife and I took a hotel shuttle.

Thank Al H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Dinosaurs and history of Nebraska. Kids of all ages will enjoy this place. If you like stars, the Planetarium is super!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My kids loved this museum. The mammoth skeletons when you first enter are very cool. My son loved the dinosaur exhibit. Really cool place to take the kids.

Thank mjacobs0602
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We really enjoyed our visit at this Museum. There were more exhibits than we ever expected. I would definitely recommend!

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had a fun stop here. This is a neat family place. The gift shop is great. They even do birthday parties there. Worth the six dollars to get in.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The museum is not big, just a couple of floors and provides a good overview of some of the history of Nebraska. Enjoy some of the old photos and artifacts. Only need to spend 60-90 minutes to see it.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Great small university natural history museum. If you a fossil buff this is the place to stop! So educational about local fossils and animals. Also great collection of turn of the century and native american artifacts. There is even a room for the kids where...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We hadn't been to this museum in a long time so we stopped by while visiting Lincoln. Our kids are no longer little so kind of boring for them but I had forgotten how great this museum is for little kids. It's very hands on...More

Thank DGR33
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