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Nebraska History Museum

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Address: 15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
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+1 402-471-4754
09:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 16:30

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This museum has special exhibits and on second floor a "time-line" of Nebraska history. Not only for history buffs, but some creative works also. Not a good place to spend an hour... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Concord, New Hampshire
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The 2016 event was very popular as the auditorium was completely filled with chairs in the hallway. The sound system was wonderful so even though I was seated outside of the auditorium I could still hear the readings. A reception was being set up adjacent to the auditorium to celebrate the authors. The best part is that I got my... More 

Thank Bonnie F
Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This museum has special exhibits and on second floor a "time-line" of Nebraska history. Not only for history buffs, but some creative works also. Not a good place to spend an hour or so with kids.

Thank r1manchester
Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the capital and enjoyed a very good docent lead tour. This provided us with highlight of the states history in the limited time we had available. They are moving to larger quarters, which will allow more of the collections to be displayed. We recommend it even if you only have an hour or so.

Thank Jim S
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great spot to kill some time and look at exhibits. I took my family and we stopped in for about 30 minutes.

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

A very great little museum and worth a visit. The museum is under renovation with two floors were open. It is very much worth seeing. And will get better as they progress.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Took my Dad here on a hot summer day and we enjoyed it very much. Nice historical quilt display. Very educational and interesting history of the Indians who lived here their hardships and what life was like. Poignant art display of modern day Indian artists also. Many nice benches with children's books about Indians and their history. Especially enjoyed the... More 

Thank Iseeredpeople
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Under renovation. Rather interesting from European perspective. Beware the map is wrong at present in tropical advisor. See screen shot for correct location

Thank Mario C
Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Overall, a very good museum and worth a visit. Here is what you need to know: 1. The museum is growing and was not fully up and operational, but two floors were open and what was available was really interesting. It is very much worth a visit. 2. It is free (suggested $2 donation), so at that price even if... More 

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Columbus, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This museum is the perfect size to browse and get acquainted with Nebraska history. There are some very fine photo displays and also a lovely quilt display. There is a very good gift shop with a large selection of interesting books. The staff are very welcoming. There is no fee.

Thank roadtripping4us
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Wasn't sure what to expect but the price was right. Only have 2 of 3 floors open. The first floor was just quilts and pictures. We breezed through that. But the 2nd floor had ore artifacts and more interesting items. Stayed total of about 20-30 minutes. Not a must see but if you have extra time may be worth stopping... More 

Thank Keith T

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