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Nebraska History Museum

15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-471-4782
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Not the largest Museum in town but very good.

Made my 2nd trip here in two years just to see what I missed the first time and what the temp... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
loesshawk2015
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Sioux City, Iowa
Interesting and free

Why not? Lots of interesting exhibits. Some exhibits change others seem permanent. Many activities... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Go2FunFood
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12,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. We have over 125,000 objects in our collections and we continue to collect items that tell the story of Nebraska's history. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good56%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“second floor” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
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+1 402-471-4782
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made my 2nd trip here in two years just to see what I missed the first time and what the temp. exhibits were. Very pleased that I stopped again as this is a very good museum. Exhibits are well done and informational with educational learning...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why not? Lots of interesting exhibits. Some exhibits change others seem permanent. Many activities. Great gift shop bookstore.More

Thank Go2FunFood
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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in! So glad you enjoyed all the exhibits we have to offer. We do change out our exhibits from time to time, so make sure to come back later this year if you're in the area and we should have something new...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this, great place, it is free!! We happened in while they had a special on Welsh music and lore, it was really great. 3 Stories of exhibits, very interesting, looks like they have a lot more room for expansion as their exhibits grow, nice...More

Thank Clark G
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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed your visit and the Welsh Free Family Fun Day we put on over the weekend, Clark! More exhibits are definitely in the works. We hope to see you again when they're installed!

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This was my first visit to this Lincoln museum. Stayed hours longer than planned to see the circus posters, paintings and masks. What a treasure of history - will plan to be back for future exhibits!

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a small but pretty good museum. It covers Nebraska history from the Native Americans to statehood and the growth of cities. They have some incredible photos and fun artifacts. I love the photos from the 1870s of Native Americans. They were not your...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Good place to know about Nebraska history. The emplyees are lovely, kind and willing to help the visitor.

Thank admfabio
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great attraction for an out-of-state visitor. Fascinating exhibits showing timeline of the history of Nebraska. Great gift shop, as well!

Thank Christine H
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Nebraska History Museum has a lot of photographs. They aren't even the original photos. They are enlarged copies of old photos. The museum's artifacts must be in storage. There are so few on display and include just a handful of old maps, quilts, and...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

besides learning about Nebraska history, beautiful art exhibit and friendly staff at the reception counter.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

I loved touring this museum and think it is so wonderful that they do not charge to get in. Everything was laid out in an interesting manner.

Thank Lesley S
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