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Lincoln Children's Museum

1420 P St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1635
+1 402-477-4000
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A Fabulous Place for Kids of All Ages! Really What More Can Be Said?

I've been in Lincoln less than a year but in that time my "kidz" and I have taken my granddaughter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charles H
Lincoln, Nebraska
Granddaughter visit

Truly outstanding venue for children. Have taken granddaughter numerous times and she has never... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Lincoln, Nebraska
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The Lincoln Children's Museum invites families to create, discover and learn through the power of play. Offering three floors and 23,300 square feet of hands-on exhibits and imaginative programs that allow children and adults to discover the adventure of learning through play together.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“face painting” (14 reviews)
“grocery store” (13 reviews)
“water area” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1420 P St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1635
+1 402-477-4000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been in Lincoln less than a year but in that time my "kidz" and I have taken my granddaughter here, oh, six times? Seven? I've lost count. The place is just terrific. There are three floors of attractions. There is a stage where kids...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Truly outstanding venue for children. Have taken granddaughter numerous times and she has never tired of visiting. Great way to spend a couple hours with young children.

Thank jdbonesteel
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Multiple floors of hands on experience and fun! Very interesting for the little ones. Family friendly dining nearby. Gift shop on property and parking nearby.

Thank Emmausroad
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

There are areas with lots of activities for kids up to about age 6. The only issue is there are several levels and if you have a fast kid it can be easy to lose them!

Thank jasonthollynb
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

As we were in Lincoln and wanted to find something fun for the kids we decided to try out the children's museum and had a great time. There is so much to see and do for not only the kids, but us adults too. My...More

Thank DJ605
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Kids loved it. The fun never stopped..I could have spent days there and kids still would have cried when they had to leave.

Thank samiaminc
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My son is 9 and he had a great time here although most of the kids seemed to be around 3-7 yo. The place is huge, with 4 (I think) floors of activities, including water flows, building blocks, tunnels, a stage with costumes, and a...More

Thank IkeEsq
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Children's Museum with a 2 and a 5 year old on a Friday. Our first impression was that it was large with a lot of activities for the kids. But admission was $9.50 no matter your age. This is normal for other...More

Thank JR_Bowers
Ariel S, Manager at Lincoln Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We apologize for the lack of props. Kids tend to take the props all around the Museum to different areas as they play. Who doesn't love to take the baby doll into the airplane? Or deliver mail to...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is larger, and has many more activities than its Omaha counterpart! It was a bit expensive but worth it! (Be prepared to feed the parking meters too) There are 3 separate floors and everything from glow in the dark room, to a space...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place has so many fun activities for all ages! Yes, parents, you will be involved here as well. There are three floors with tons of activities, a stage for your stars of the family. There are areas for your astronauts, pilots, firemen, builders, singers,...More

Thank Shawn G
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6 May 2017|
Response from PatiLeaHughes | Reviewed this property |
1-2 $6.50 2 to senior $9.50 Senior $9.00