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National Museum of Roller Skating

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Address: 4730 South Street, Suite 2, Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone Number: 402-483-7551 ext. 16
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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I had to drag my husband to the museum because he thought it was going to be so lame but even he said it was worth seeing! It's really small and took us about 20 mins to read... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

I had to drag my husband to the museum because he thought it was going to be so lame but even he said it was worth seeing! It's really small and took us about 20 mins to read through the history and look at all the displays. The place is small and in the back of administration offices so you... More 

1 Thank michelle1551
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a small and quirky museum, not only for roller skating fans (which we are actually not) but because the skates and posters brought back childhood memories. They have a bear's roller skate! Put a quarter in the jukebox and prepare to get a video.

2 Thank Jill G
Ames, Iowa
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was in town for a conference with my husband and I always like to find random and odd things to do. I went with a friend and we were surprised at first when we realized this museum was a part of the offices for the USA Roller Skating Confederation. While I don't know much about roller skating it was... More 

2 Thank T G
Topeka, Kansas, United States
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50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is a cool place to learn about the history of the roller skate. It is a small place, located inside some offices for the USA Rollerskating association. Good display!

Thank James T
Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There is so much at this small museum it boggles the mind. My friend and I stopped on a lark thinking we would be in and out in a few minutes; an hour and a half later we were leaving having thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Everything from the history of roller skating and manufacturing to some interesting skates created for fun.... More 

2 Thank Judy C
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As many have said before, this truly is a hidden gem. My party had no idea of the hours, but it seems to operate on normal business hours which means it closes at 5pm. We showed up 10 minutes before closing, and the museum guy said he was working late so we could stick around! It's free (they take donations),... More 

2 Thank Eppi1954
Mentor, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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!

2 Thank Connie M
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank Sickmomma
Cleveland, Ohio
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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.

Thank Beckysk8
San Jose, California
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129 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 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 

1 Thank TrixieBelle

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