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National Museum of Roller Skating

4730 South Street, Suite 2, Lincoln, NE 68506
402-483-7551 ext. 16
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Ranked #12 of 34 Attractions in Lincoln
Type: Specialty Museums
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Mentor, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a terrific little museum! You will be able to see some amazing old roller skates, even motorized! It's a walk down memory lane. The history of the sport right up to USA Roller Sports National Championships! Loved it!

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We're biased since we were in town for the national roller skating championships, but this was a fun little museum to visit and definitely worth the time to stop and check it out.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Even though the museum is fairly small they have a tremendous amount of history and items to share and bring back memories.

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San Jose, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
19 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This museum is inside the office facilities of the US Association of Roller Skating. Thy have some really cool skates I have never seen before, and all kinds of displays on different types of skating. I never knew there was a roller skating soccer league! Best of all, it's donation driven, so if you go and have a good time,... More

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Naperville, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My girls were there for the national rollerskaterskating championship. So this was a very interesting treat. You find out about how skating has progressed through the years and how skates have changed. Good fun. would definetly recommend this stop.

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104 reviews 104 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is an amazing place for those of us that adore skating, and have grown up in roller sports. This really holds the artifacts of all of those that came before us in each discipline, and is a must visit attraction of Lincoln, NE!

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Rosebud, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

What an amazing collection of all things "Roller Skating"! Nothing Hi Tech here, just really fun and interesting displays with such a diverse collection of items going back over a hundred+ years. Fascinating old Skating Club logos,movie related items eg Roller Boogie, Rollerball, old magazines available to buy, old club photos, newspaper articles, and of course a fabulous array of... More

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Tonganoxie, Kansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

the history was so informative. Many items on display. Info included professional as well as just plain roller skating

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Winnipeg, Canada
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117 reviews 117 reviews
48 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

If you're looking for LCD interactive displays, this is not the place for you. But if you like learning about something you had little too no knowledge of then, you can't miss this place. I could not believe how much I didn't know about roller skating. The museum is inside the offices for the Roller Skating assoc, so at first... More

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Austin, Texas
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225 reviews 225 reviews
45 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We didn't know too much about roller skating until going through this museum. It's very interesting and the displays are well done. Lots of neat stuff going back to the 1800's! "Rinking" was a pretty big social event back then! You can go through it pretty quick. The other reviews are correct that it is kind of unusual going through... More

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