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Museum of American Speed

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Simply overwhelming

It took us an hour to tour the first room and almost three hours to see just the first floor. By... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BobB329
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Boulder, Colorado
Speedway motors museum

Unbelievable! It is a hidden treasure in Lincoln/Nebraska. You can’t imagine the cars, toys, lunch... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Winston13_10
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took us an hour to tour the first room and almost three hours to see just the first floor. By the time we realized that there were two more floors of exhibits we were about exhausted. For motorheads, it doesn't get any better than...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobB329
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to submit a review.. Our museum is over 160,000 square feet on three floors. It can take a lot of time to see it all, for some of our more engaged visitors it may be necessary...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Unbelievable! It is a hidden treasure in Lincoln/Nebraska. You can’t imagine the cars, toys, lunch boxes, pedal cars, collectibles they have in this place! Everything is in pristine condition.....you can spend a full day in here if you truely want to see everything and read...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Winston13_10
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for visiting. We do like to remind people to be sure and check our visiting hours prior to coming. We are now in our limited winter hours. We open at Noon on...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is an unbelievable, staggering display of American racecars and engines. There are about 120 cars, hundreds of engines. The strength is early racecars, sprint cars, and midgets, but there are Indy cars, too. They also have the 5 millionth Ford Model T, a Shelby...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write a review. We have many items for people to see including one of the largest pedal car/toy collections in the world. there are around 650 vintage racing engines on display also. We have a...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018

I visited the museum in May but they have moved things around and added exhibits since I was there. This visit was with Bonneville Salt Flats class record setting racers and the museum altered their usual pattern to accommodate our interests. A new display featuring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review. We have many exciting changes on the way. We will soon be completing our new A.J. Watson garage display and new artifacts are coming almost every day. When you return you won't be disappointed

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We have been here many times. I always especially enjoy the extensive pedal cars collection, tin toys, music, soap box derby, slot cars, soda fountain and other fun, unusual exhibits.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Pam S
MuseumAmericanSpeed, staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are correct!! We are not just for men. Ladies enjoy our pedal car collection, music room, lunch pails the automotive related cookie jars and much more.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

I have been to this museum many times and it is always changing for the better. What a collection of very cool racing machines. I would highly recommend it!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mike M
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review. We hope you can return again soon.

Reviewed 13 October 2018

I've been to the museum twice===both times events were held there. I don't have that much interest in cars whereas a car person would truly love this place. Very comprehensive collection and I did find it interesting but just not my thing.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Doug M
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you for taking the time to submit a review.

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We entered this building and were just blown away by the quality of the displays from the beginning! You can go on a guided tour or just tour on your own. In October when we visited, they were only open on Mondays and Fridays for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW ! What a great review. Thanks for taking the time to put your experience into words. FYI there are many great places to eat near the museum, next time ask one of the staff members for recommendations.

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Be sure to allow ample time to see all the great exhibits and memorabilia here. You could spend days there and not be bored if this is something which interests you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert J
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to submit a review and also for visiting. Come back soon to see all the changes being made almost daily

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We were blown away with this museum. So many items and 3 floors of things to see. You must see this museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RON G
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ron, thanks for the review and for visiting. Come back soon

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Nikia H
28 July 2017|
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Response from MuseumAmericanSpeed | Property representative |
Hello Guests, our admission prices are as follows. $15.00 for those under 65. $10.00 for those over 65. Students are $10.00 under 18. We are a Blue Star Museum and allow military families up to 5 people free admission... More
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Gwenith E
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Response from MuseumAmericanSpeed | Property representative |
To all that are asking questions about our hours here is an overview. Until the first week in October we will be open Monday - Friday at Noon through 4:30. We are closed on most holidays and associated days due to staffing... More
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