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Nebraska History Museum

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Nice history except for not enough black history

The Museum is free and has some pretty good history except for the black history of Nebraska, No... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Great Museum for a Rainy Day

Visited this free museum on a rainy day. Very glad I did. Lots of interesting information. There... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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12,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. We have over 125,000 objects in our collections and we continue to collect items that tell the story of Nebraska's history. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear...more
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15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The Museum is free and has some pretty good history except for the black history of Nebraska, No mentions of Malcolm X and very little exhibit mentioning of Martin Luther King. By the way, he shares a spot with the KKK...... Other than this, very...More

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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting! We're glad you enjoyed your time at the museum. We're proud to be able to have a recording of Martin Luther King Jr.'s December 1964 speech at the Pershing Center.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited this free museum on a rainy day. Very glad I did. Lots of interesting information. There was a lot of construction going on inside the building, which distracted from the experience, but otherwise, I thoroughly enjoyed myself.

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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

We're glad you enjoyed your visit, Rachel! Museum's are great on rainy days. Please excuse the mess, we're still setting up our newest exhibit.

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Inside is a wonderful collection of artifacts related to our state history. You have to see it for yourself, as words are merely not sufficient enough for describing what will be seen. Once your self-guided tour is complete, stop in at the Gift Shop and...More

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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Well said! Thanks for visiting! P.S. Make sure to stop by again later this year. We'll have something new for you to see.

Reviewed 5 June 2018

I have been to this museum several years ago. Since then they have done a complete renovation and were still working on the 3rd floor. While i enjoyed the new look, the displays seemed rather sparse. I remember it having lots more exhibits to look...More

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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

We're glad you enjoyed your visit, Ruthann! You caught us in a time where two of our temporary exhibits are being taken down. We hope to see you back soon so you can see all the new exhibits we'll be putting up!

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Made my 2nd trip here in two years just to see what I missed the first time and what the temp. exhibits were. Very pleased that I stopped again as this is a very good museum. Exhibits are well done and informational with educational learning...More

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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit! We've got some new exhibits coming in soon so we hope to see you in again.

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Why not? Lots of interesting exhibits. Some exhibits change others seem permanent. Many activities. Great gift shop bookstore.More

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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for stopping in! So glad you enjoyed all the exhibits we have to offer. We do change out our exhibits from time to time, so make sure to come back later this year if you're in the area and we should have something new...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Visited this, great place, it is free!! We happened in while they had a special on Welsh music and lore, it was really great. 3 Stories of exhibits, very interesting, looks like they have a lot more room for expansion as their exhibits grow, nice...More

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Josh B, Public Relations Manager at Nebraska History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

We're glad you enjoyed your visit and the Welsh Free Family Fun Day we put on over the weekend, Clark! More exhibits are definitely in the works. We hope to see you again when they're installed!

Reviewed 30 August 2017

This was my first visit to this Lincoln museum. Stayed hours longer than planned to see the circus posters, paintings and masks. What a treasure of history - will plan to be back for future exhibits!

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a small but pretty good museum. It covers Nebraska history from the Native Americans to statehood and the growth of cities. They have some incredible photos and fun artifacts. I love the photos from the 1870s of Native Americans. They were not your...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Good place to know about Nebraska history. The emplyees are lovely, kind and willing to help the visitor.

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