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National Museum of Roller Skating

Address: 4730 South Street, Suite 2, Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone Number: 402-483-7551 ext. 16
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Ranked #9 of 24 Attractions in Lincoln
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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!

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Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 

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papillion
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is one of those hidden gems. The history of roller skates and roller skating is presented in a visually pleasing chronology. If you gals are having trouble getting hubby to go in, tell him there is photo of Cher in a see-through blouse roller skating. There is a donation jar, but no push to contribute. Displays range from how... More 

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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
3 helpful votes 3 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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
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13 reviews 13 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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OLYMPIA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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