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Museum of American Speed

599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
+1 402-323-3166
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You will not want to race through this Museum.

This may be one of the most under the radar museums around. While to focus is on automobiles you do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
loesshawk2015
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Sioux City, Iowa
Amazing Museum!

This museum is huge! So much bigger than what we expected. Lots of great automotive and racing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DGR33
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Kansas City, Missouri
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599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This may be one of the most under the radar museums around. While to focus is on automobiles you do not have to be a car enthusiast to appreciate this museum, after visiting you might become one though. First the warning, you probably will not...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

loesshawk2015, Thank you for taking the time to submit a nice review. We are now open for summer hours, so there is more time available to spend in the museum. We invite people to come to Lincoln and visit all the other wonderful places here....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is huge! So much bigger than what we expected. Lots of great automotive and racing exhibits. We were prepared to just walk around by ourselves but a wonderful volunteer named Jim walked us through the entire museum. He was so helpful and had...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

DGR33, Thanks for visiting our museum and for your comments about our pedal car collection. We do offer a guided tour starting at 1:00 Monday through Friday for those interested. No scheduled tour is offered on Saturday's with out prior arrangement at least two weeks...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ten times better than I expected! Three gigantic floors of interesting exhibits and thousands of displays. Can't absorb it all in one day.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome world class museum!!! I’ve been to many many automotive museums and this one ranks up with the best of them!!! If your in Lincoln or Omaha this is a must see!!! The quality of the displays is fantastic and very informative!!! A+ from me!!!More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Museum Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Mac2525, Thank you for taking the time to submit such a great review. It's always good to hear from people that have visited other automotive museums across the country and compare us favorably with them. There are many wonderful museums to see and we are...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

My Aussie friends were up this past summer , and we took a trip from east central Iow a out to Lincoln to visit Speedy Bill's museum. What a great place. We spent 4 hours looking at all the stuff , could have spent another...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Jim, Thanks for the review. We love our friends from Down Under, they are some of our most loyal visitors. Many race fans from Australia and New Zealand visit us each summer, most are repeat visitors. We hope that you are able to come back...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is one museum that you and your kids will NOT get bored with! There is so much to see and a variety that will have you gasping with awe around every corner. Definitely a must while in southeast Nebraska area, yes, that includes Omaha.More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, other at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

redjanie2004, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. Few people that come and visit our museum get bored. We have something for everyone form Indy Cars to Pedal Cars and everything in-between. We do encourage children to visit with their parents and...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We stumbled upon this museum for a Nebraska Passport stop, and I had no idea what to expect. It is amazing! I had no idea we had a real, bond fide, QUALITY racing museum here! There were so many interesting exhibits in this place in...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks for the great review. Our staff is pleased that you participated in the Nebraska Tourism Department Passport Program. We were proud to have been one of the 80 attractions for 2017. Although we will not be able to be part of the program in...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went to the museum for the IMCA banquet three years in a row and were completely taken aback everytime we went! We spent about two hours everytime we went and still weren't able to see it all. Love the hospitality by all the staff!More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Thanks for taking the time to respond to our request for a review. We love the Ice Breaker event each year that the IMCA puts on the night before the National Awards Banquet. It's fun to meet all the different track and national champions. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Wow! Just wow! Loved my visit. Visited with my father-in-law. Him and I were awestruck! Thank you so much! I definitely want to visit again! Would love to do volunteer work there!More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Charles, Thanks for the review. We are pleased that you were able to visit with your father-in-law and that you both had a good time. We do have a volunteer program and are always looking for new people to get involved of all ages and...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We took our school club to Lincoln for our fall trip. The Museum of American Speed was one of our stops. I had no idea what to expect, but it was amazing! We were lucky enough to get a tour from a volunteer who was...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Christa, First off we want to thank you for the review. It was great to have your school group visit us from Western Nebraska.Your students asked a lot of good questions and really seemed to enjoy the trip. Our Docents enjoyed answering the questions also....More

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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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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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