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“Lots for little kids to do!”

Lincoln Children's Museum
Ranked #4 of 77 things to do in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Lincoln Children's Museum invites families to create, discover and learn through the power of play. Offering three floors and 23,300 square feet of hands-on exhibits and imaginative programs that allow children and adults to discover the adventure of learning through play together.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

There are areas with lots of activities for kids up to about age 6. The only issue is there are several levels and if you have a fast kid it can be easy to lose them!

Thank jasonthollynb
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

As we were in Lincoln and wanted to find something fun for the kids we decided to try out the children's museum and had a great time. There is so much to see and do for not only the kids, but us adults too. My kids(and wife)really enjoyed the huge clock, you can fill up the windows with foam blocks and every 15 minutes it will release all the foam blocks dropping to the floor below. It is fun and challenging. Any one looking for a good time must check this place out.

Thank DJ605
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Kids loved it. The fun never stopped..I could have spent days there and kids still would have cried when they had to leave.

Thank samiaminc
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

My son is 9 and he had a great time here although most of the kids seemed to be around 3-7 yo. The place is huge, with 4 (I think) floors of activities, including water flows, building blocks, tunnels, a stage with costumes, and a whole bunch of little sets (grocery, hospital, etc.).

Thank IkeEsq
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Children's Museum with a 2 and a 5 year old on a Friday. Our first impression was that it was large with a lot of activities for the kids. But admission was $9.50 no matter your age. This is normal for other Children's Museums but just feels expensive. After all the parents don't have anything to "do" other than watch and participate with their children. Plus while there were a lot of activities each station seemed to lack props. For example, the little post office had no mail, packages, or anything really to do. The hospital had exactly one baby and a handful of stethoscopes. Where are the toys? My wife thought the Omaha one is smaller but much better equipped with props and costumes. Overall it was a good experience but not worth driving from Omaha to do. Better to stay in Omaha and enjoy the one here.

1  Thank JR_Bowers
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Ariel S, Manager at Lincoln Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We apologize for the lack of props. Kids tend to take the props all around the Museum to different areas as they play. Who doesn't love to take the baby doll into the airplane? Or deliver mail to the in the Prairie Dog Tunnels? That being said, we try our best to keep them in the areas they belong and I will communicate to staff to monitor this better as we understand that it affects other guests experiences. Again, thank you for your feedback and for visiting us!

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