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Lincoln Children's Museum

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Address: 1420 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone Number: +1 402-477-4000
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9:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Lincoln Children's Museum invites families to create, discover and...

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.

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Great stop

Every time we come for the Roller Skating national championships this is a must do on our list. We live this museum. Our hometown children's museum doesn't even come close to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Hannah P
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Amherst, Ohio
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Amherst, Ohio
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time we come for the Roller Skating national championships this is a must do on our list. We live this museum. Our hometown children's museum doesn't even come close to comparing to this museum! Another great trip.

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Thank Hannah P
Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We go to this museum all the way from Omaha. They have set the bar for how a museum should be. Was sad when the Omaha pass no longer worked for both museums. Like the levels and the different activities. I really like how it encourages younger children.

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Thank AgentAndrea
Overland Park, Kansas
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to the museum in July and our three year old son absolutely loved it! There are so many educational and fun activities for the kids. We will likely come back here in future trips to the museum as we only had about an hour and a half to spend and there was much more we could have done.

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Thank STEVE S
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have three of our five grandchildren living in Lincoln, so we are with them often. The other two grandchildren visit Lincoln frequently. As other grandparents know, keeping young kids entertained can be challenging and tiring. The Children's Museum is the answer. The kids love it. You don't have to come up with entertaining ideas, and it is not nearly... More 

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Thank DJHUEN
Hastings, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken my kids here 3 times now as a Family Mini Vacation stop...they all love it(including my 11 yr old). There are so many great activities for the kids to do and learn from!

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Thank laciwin
Lincoln, Nebraska
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids love this place. We are current members, and have been members at two other children's museums in the Midwest in the past. This is the only one that doesn't have a parking lot for visitors. Parking is a big hassle especially when you have young children, strollers, diaper bags, etc. Plan on carrying all of that across busy... More 

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Thank specialteacherokc
Lincoln
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids have been here many times and never want to leave! Water play, pretend to be an astronaut,firefighter,pilot, truck driver, athlete cheerleader,visit the construction zone, hospital,store pizza place, farm and others. So many things to be and do! fill a hot air balloon, sing, put on a play, face painting.Preschoolers and elementary age kids will love this place. Most... More 

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Thank Dorothy J
Sheridan, Wyoming
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been several times with our child through the years. She loved it at each age (although probably not into teen years). Changing exhibits and friendly staff. Loved the construction cuckoo clock.

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Thank Susie M
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I have fond memories of going here when I was much younger, and it didn't disappoint when take my kids. There is so much going on here that the kids can learn and play with it would be easy to a whole day here! A very fun place!

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Thank Andos003
Lincoln, Nebraska
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I accompanied my grandson's kindergarten class when they visited the Lincoln Children's Museum in early May. I believe I had as much fun as he and his classmates did. At the end of our visit, he was tired and so was I!

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