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University of Nebraska State Museum

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National treasure in the heart of UNL.

I’ve visited Morril Hall several dozens of times, and will go back again. Between the outstanding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vicki C
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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great exhibits.

well laid out museum, that is very easy and interesting to follow. a very good selection of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bellevue, Nebraska
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Museum with exhibits about life on the plains.
307 Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
+1 402-472-2642
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve visited Morril Hall several dozens of times, and will go back again. Between the outstanding fossil exhibits, the hundreds of preserved animal species, the glow in the dark minerals, the planetarium, the laser light shows, the fantastic gift shop and hands-on encounter area, what’s...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well laid out museum, that is very easy and interesting to follow. a very good selection of prehistoric creatures. also a fabulous collection of minerals as the are found. a little disappointing that the last show for the planetarium was at 1 pm. the native...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

This museum is just amazing. They have the great fossils including ones from prehistoric mammals, dinosaurs, and monsters of the sea. In fact, many of the species we had never heard of. Minerals are in another section and again many that are unusual and rare...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

What a great old museum. So many cool things to see large and small. Lots of history to explore in this museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Morrill Hall is an outstanding museum of Paleontology and collection of fossils of Mesozoic creatures. In addition, displays of Nebraska wildlife as well as game birds of the world. Every few months they change up an exhibition on interesting displays, for example bacteria and viruses....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We have visited this museum at least four times, which is a lot for out of towners. This place is huge, we said multiple times, oh my gosh there's more? The kids are always in awe of the giant mammoths displayed right as you walk...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

A lovely little museum on the University of Nebraska's campus. Some of the exhibits are a little old, but it's still a lovely museum. You could spend all day here looking at each room.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Even the people who have lived in Nebraska all of their lives don't know about all of the terrific things that are in Morrill Hall. It's Historic, it's prehistoric and really fun to see where the best things in Nebraska (that can be moved) end...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We have always loved taking our kids to Morrill Hall and now our grandkids love this place as well. The great hall has so many impressive and enormous elephants and other animal bones. The exhibits always seem to amaze the kids and the interactive room...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JanieDo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Brought my daughter to see the fossils and the planetarium. The parking lot was under construction, so we worried about the parking, but it was right in front and was close, so that was nice.The planetarium did not have any shows available during my visit,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jimai K
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For the museum, $6 for adults, $3 for kids 5 - 18, free for kids younger than 5. There are discounts and family memberships available. The planetarium costs $3 or $4 extra based on age.