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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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Interesting Side Trip while in Lincoln

Was not expecting much when we passed the sign - but decided to give it a stop. We were pleasantly surprised. As others have said - quicky and fun! Definitely worth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2016
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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Osceola, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We learned about the skate museum from looking on the internet for things to see in Lincoln and thought we'd check it out. We expected to be able to see it in an hour or so but because of our excellent and most informative guide Rhonda, we spent 2 hours or more! We were able to roam at our leisure... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Was not expecting much when we passed the sign - but decided to give it a stop. We were pleasantly surprised. As others have said - quicky and fun! Definitely worth stopping in - the price is right and it is entertaining!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I always like checking out obscure museums, especially when they are free. And this one fits the bill in every way. Covering the history of roller skating from its earliest beginnings in the Netherlands (when the local ice skaters tried to find a way to continue their sport when the canals melted) to the present, this museum is bigger than... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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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 

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San Diego, California
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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.

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Ames, Iowa
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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 

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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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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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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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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Mentor, Ohio
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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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