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Nebraska History Museum

15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-471-4782
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Circus exhibit

This was my first visit to this Lincoln museum. Stayed hours longer than planned to see the circus... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Lawrence, Kansas
Free, Fun, and Educational

This is a small but pretty good museum. It covers Nebraska history from the Native Americans to... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
David T
Georgetown, Texas
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15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-471-4782
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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!

Thank APleasedGuest
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

Thank David T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

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

Thank admfabio
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great attraction for an out-of-state visitor. Fascinating exhibits showing timeline of the history of Nebraska. Great gift shop, as well!

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The Nebraska History Museum has a lot of photographs. They aren't even the original photos. They are enlarged copies of old photos. The museum's artifacts must be in storage. There are so few on display and include just a handful of old maps, quilts, and...More

Thank christmas564
Reviewed 23 June 2017

besides learning about Nebraska history, beautiful art exhibit and friendly staff at the reception counter.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I loved touring this museum and think it is so wonderful that they do not charge to get in. Everything was laid out in an interesting manner.

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was good to see how well recent renovations look. The exhibits on our visit were eclectic, consisting mostly of various artifacts on display without any unifying theme other than their Nebraska heritage. The explanatory texts were very helpful, though, and the visit was worthwhile....More

Thank Stuthehistoryguy
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stopped by to purchase a gift from the nice gift shop before heading over to the movie. Since we had some time we took a quick look at the current exhibits. We really enjoyed the mask exhibit. The doll house on the second floor...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The museum is easily reached from the Capitol and presently spread over 2 floors. The ground floor had a selection of photos from the post WW2 period and masks. The first floor is more interesting with photos from the late 19th century Indians, and a...More

Thank daveashuk
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