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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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Family friendly and rich in history.

I would put this in my top 3 attractions to visit in Lincoln. There is enough variety at this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
loesshawk2015
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Sioux City, Iowa
Love the Bones

I've been going here since I was a kid. I'm a museum geek and enjoy spending time in them... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
lovemoose15
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Leawood, Kansas
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Museum with exhibits about life on the plains.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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307 Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
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+1 402-472-2642
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"natural history"
in 8 reviews
"mammoth skeletons"
in 3 reviews
"kids room"
in 2 reviews
"love dinosaurs"
in 2 reviews
"native american artifacts"
in 3 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 4 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
"great place to learn"
in 2 reviews
"parking spot"
in 2 reviews
"university of nebraska"
in 6 reviews
"all ages"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 6 reviews
"great place for kids"
in 3 reviews
"bottom floor"
in 2 reviews
"cool place"
in 3 reviews
"few hours"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would put this in my top 3 attractions to visit in Lincoln. There is enough variety at this Museum to keep all members of the family interested. The displays are well done although some could use updating. If you are a history lover then...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I've been going here since I was a kid. I'm a museum geek and enjoy spending time in them. Mammoth bones, sloth bones, and information about how the area has change is exceptional.

Thank lovemoose15
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful gem on the university campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. Brought a 5 year old and a 7 year old and they were so excited that we had to stop and discuss several times! Would I return, yes! It is the kind of museum...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Our 5th grader tried to be our tour guide as he has been here several times. Our 5 year old enjoyed seeing all the large skeletons and all the buttons to push, but he particularly enjoyed the kids' room on the bottom floor. I enjoyed...More

Thank S P
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Took the kids to Lincoln for the weekend & decided to visit this museum since we've never been. We took 15,13, 7 & 2 year olds. Everyone loved it! And I was very surprised that there were so many hands-on things. My 2 year old...More

Thank Kristina C
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The last two times I have gone here parking has been atrocious. Getting to the place is also difficult as the streets around it are always under construction. After two years you would think some of the projects would be done. The museum is stuck...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a fantastic place to go as a family or to have a playdate. They offer a variety of things to see and hands-on activities for all ages. Look for special events and two months of the year they offer free admission on Thursdays....More

Thank Ashlee D
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

A great place to spend an afternoon. Standing by the skeleton of a prehistoric elephant or hanging out with some really strange creatures can really stir your imagination. Well displayed and good documentation. Beautiful gallery on Native Americans with excellent audio and visual info. Intestinal...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My children and I love Morill Hall! Mammoths, saber toothed tigers, and many other extinct animals once roamed Nebraska. Wonderful site, and a visit can be 30 minutes, up to several hours, depending on your interest.

Thank terre9
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

From the mammoth statue outside the museum to the skeletons inside the museum, there are cool artifacts to see. Our kids loved the kids’ room on the top floor, and even the adults had fun trying to guess the smells. It was a lot of...More

Thank Beth K
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Jimai K
10 February 2018|
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Response from gloriamaris | Reviewed this property |
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Hihi5404
3 August 2015|
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Response from Charles H | Reviewed this property |
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.
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