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Museum of American Speed

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Address: 599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
Phone Number: 402-323-3166
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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I saw their display at the Vintage show at Indianapolis in June and was going to be out west so I had to stop. What a great museum. Being from Indianapolis, I love racing. They... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Lafayette, Indiana
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Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I saw their display at the Vintage show at Indianapolis in June and was going to be out west so I had to stop. What a great museum. Being from Indianapolis, I love racing. They had an Indy display with garages and some roadsters, engines and memorabilia. There's a NASCAR area with some great old cars, engines and information about... More 

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

bobvacation2063, Thanks for the great review. Nice to know that you discovered us at the Indy event. Your glowing review said it as well as it can be said. You pretty much covered all the bases except for our hours. We will be open M-F noon to 4:30 until October then we will be cutting back to winter operation which... More 

Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For any car buff it was amazing so many exhibits so carefully looked after, really pleasant experience

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Guest Relations Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

Dave T, Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to The Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. It's really amazing how many people come to visit from all over the world. It was nice to have some from The UK. We are glad that you had a pleasant experience. We want to thank for visiting Lincoln, Nebraska. More 

Summerfield, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has an unbelievable collection of cars, engines, pedal cars, and many other items related to America's love of speed. I highly recommend that you visit. I promise you will not be disappointed!

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

Jeffery, Thank you for the review and the recommendation for future quests. We are pleased that you were not disappointed and that you enjoyed all we have to offer. We do like to remind folks that we are open M-F noon - 4:30. Our summer touring hours are rapidly coming to an end. The first Monday in October will see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was finished working for the day and had a few hours to kill before my flight at Lincoln airport. After a quick look on TripAdvisor I found the Museum of American Speed, has a gearhead I jumped on the idea of going to a museum about cars. The Museum was incredible, they had a massive collection of race cars... More 

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

Adam M, Thank you for visiting our museum and thanks for the great review. We are glad that you found us on TripAdvisor and decided to spend some of your valuable time with us. Our Docent led tours are a great way to see some of what we have to offer. Visitors can also spend the entire 4 1/2 hours... More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is a must if you're into race cars, lunch boxes, hood ornaments, peddle cars, racing engines, antiques and one of a kind automobiles. Give yourself about 5 hours at least. Open only on Friday afternoon so get there early. Unbelievable this is located in a small town like Lincoln. This museum could easily pass for one of the... More 

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

bekenhauerj, Thank you visiting the Speedway Motors Museum Of American Speed. We are not sure when you visited us last but we would like to point out that we have changed our hours during our peak season of May - September we are open Monday through Friday. The doors open at noon and close at 4:30. We do offer a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

WOW!!! Just spent 4 1/2 hours at this museum. What an incredible amount of old engines from so many different designers and manufacturers from model T's to 70's...... Got to visit with the curator of the museum. And NO, I didn't get to see what they have stashed in warehouses not on display. Race cars, peddle cars, toys, lunch boxes,... More 

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

Diane G, Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed in Lincoln NE. We are glad that you enjoyed seeing the worlds largest collection of vintage racing engines and that you were able to visit with John, his knowledge in incredible. The urban legends about our vast unseen collection stored all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was fantastic. Collection is overwhelming. If you like cars, you have to see. Unbelievable collection of motors. This museum is related to the Speedway company.

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

Kevin Y, Thank you for taking the time to review the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. As you can tell from past reviews our engine collection is one of the things that people from all over the world come to see. But we want to remind our future visitors that there are many other things to see. The largest... More 

Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Took my son but only had about an hour to spend there which is not enough time to take everything in. It was an amazing museum for everyone. I'm not really into cars but I loved the museum. There is a guided tour that lasts about 2 hours. Wish we could have stayed for that. Would love to go back!!

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james a, Thank you for reviewing the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope that you can return in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and very clean. Excelent cars and great condition!!! 100% recommended come and enjoy cars from the 1912 and above

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

Hender G, Thank you for visiting The Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. We are glad that enjoyed your visit and thank you for the review. More 

Marion, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Have been doing business with this company for 25 years yet didn't know about this wonderful museum! Went there last week and was blown away by the quality of the displays and restorations. They need to advertise directly with the racetracks and let the fans as well as participants know of this exceptional experience.

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Social Media Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this review

Sprintmom, Thank you for being a loyal Speedway Motors customer for so many years. We are glad that you discovered us at the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. We are called a hidden gem because we do not do a lot of advertising. We are known world wide and are considered a Bucket List place to visit by many... More 

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