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Lincoln Children's Museum

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Address: 1420 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone Number: 402-477-4000
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Three floors of hands-on exhibits invite children to let their...
Three floors of hands-on exhibits invite children to let their imaginations soar while they play, sing, climb, build and try their hand at various occupations, from pizza maker to radio personality to doctor and many more.
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Great fun for children and their parents

educational, the kids have fun and so do the adults. Supervision is good, exhibits and activities are enjoyable and do change, so go again and again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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95 reviews 95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

educational, the kids have fun and so do the adults. Supervision is good, exhibits and activities are enjoyable and do change, so go again and again.

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Seward, Nebraska
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We visited the museum with 2 girls. They had the time of their lives. It was fun, clean and entertaining. bought the annual membership before we left.

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Unadilla, Nebraska, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is best for kids age 8 and under, with many hands-on exhibits including a drama/costume stage, scientific apparatuses, pretend grocery, veterinary, pizza, auto mechanics shops and more. There are nearby seating areas at most exhibits, for grandparents whose energy can't quite keep up with that of their kids!

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Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There are so many photo opportunities and hands on experiences at this privately funded zoo. We took in the whole place in just a few hours and had a marvelous time. Highly recommend!

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Boston, MA
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122 reviews 122 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Went with several families and had kids ranging from 1.5 to almost 5. I envisioned it being a nightmare, but I was dead wrong. There was plenty to do for kids of all ages, and always nearby, so we could still keep an eye on everyone without worrying that they were a full floor away. This is a great place... More 

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Fort Riley, Kansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

To kill some time while in Lincoln I decided to take my two year old to the children's museum. I am SO GLAD that I did. We spent almost 3 hours exploring the three floors playing and learning so many things. I wish that I lived in the area because this would be a weekly activity I would enjoy to... More 

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Columbus, Nebraska, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I visited the museum with my son and his class. It was a very educational yet fun experience. I loved how interactive the museum is. The kids had a blast and didn't want to leave. If you have elementary age children you should definitely check it out

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Lincoln
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My 5 year old nephew loves to go to the Lincoln Children's Museum, -he can play for 4 hours straight without getting bored. I would say the best age range is from about 3-8 years old, since his older brother also loved it when he was younger, but by the time he got to be about 9 he wasn't so... More 

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Fairmont, Nebraska
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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our girls love this place and ask to go back quite often. Nice to have something like this when the weather doesn't allow you to go to the zoo or do something outside. Good options to keep kids entertained, even some things with water.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Tons of fun hands on stuff for kids to do on multiple floors. A stage for dress up and acting, places to paint your faces, water activities, educational activities, building projects, and much more.

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