We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of American Speed

599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
+1 402-323-3166
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent place

I have been in this place and I am sure that it was the best place I have visited lately in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FATIH E
via mobile
Amazing!

I had some free time while in Lincoln, and decided to check out the recommended Museum of American... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark L
,
San Antonio, Texas
Read all 358 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pedal cars” (71 reviews)
“racing history” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
CONTACT
Website
+1 402-323-3166
Write a ReviewReviews (358)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"pedal cars"
in 71 reviews
"racing history"
in 13 reviews
"amazing collection"
in 17 reviews
"indy cars"
in 11 reviews
"race fans"
in 5 reviews
"soap box"
in 10 reviews
"hot rod"
in 8 reviews
"car club"
in 7 reviews
"car enthusiast"
in 7 reviews
"smith family"
in 7 reviews
"classic cars"
in 6 reviews
"on display"
in 26 reviews
"hood ornaments"
in 6 reviews
"lunch box"
in 5 reviews
"entire floor"
in 5 reviews
"dirt track"
in 7 reviews
"car guy"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been in this place and I am sure that it was the best place I have visited lately in America. No doubt that it is the best place you should visit in Nebraska. Interestingly, there was not anyone there at my visiting time....More

Thank FATIH E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had some free time while in Lincoln, and decided to check out the recommended Museum of American Speed. What a treat! Race fans will LOVE this museum, but there is lot's of interest here for most everyone. My only problem was that I only...More

Thank Mark L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mark L Thanks for taking the time to submit a review to TripAdvisor. We hope you are able to come and visit again so that you can see more of the museum. Summer hours through September we open at Noon and close at 4:30 M-F....More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is much more than just a place for sprint car and midget race fans, although it is of interest to die hard race fans. I was educated as to the number of different peddle “ vehicles” have been produced over the years. Also...More

Thank DJHUEN
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

DJHUEN, Thanks for the review. Our vast pedal toy collection is a favorite sight for a lot of our guests. It includes pedal cars, trucks, planes and boats. It is true that we are not just a racing museum, there are lots of things to...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had some visitors from Germany and they found this museum online. I have almost no interest in cars but went with them to help interpret. I'm so glad I did! Our docent said that you didn't have to love cars to enjoy this museum...More

Thank sherrykoenigsman
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sherry, Thanks for the review. A lot of people, like you, have discovered that this is a great place to bring out of town guests for a unique experience that can only be found in Lincoln, NE. A Docent led tour is a great way...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lived in Omaha for years and never knew this superb museum was so close. Large, great displays and a number of surprises around every corner. See the wall of car music! Great visit stop byeMore

Thank englerdj01
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love it when people from Omaha discover us. We are becoming more known locally as people check the internet for Things To Do In Lincoln and The Museum of American Speed pops up as the #1 attraction in the Lincoln area. We have always...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful Museum. Alot of amazing cars . My favorite was ALL THE SNOOPY AND THE GANG. WOULD DEFINITELY recommend. Had a great timeMore

Thank Lori A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lori, Thanks for the wonderful review and recommendation. Our entire staff is happy that you enjoyed your visit as they all work hard to make sure that everyone sees something new and exciting during every visit. The Snoopy pedal plane is a favorite for a...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the heart of Lincoln is a true hidden gem for anybody with any interest in cars. Mainly focusing on racing, but also have hundreds of classical cars on display. Spent 3 hours with my 13 year old daughter roaming around the place and could...More

Thank Kevin D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kevin D, Thanks for taking the time to review The Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. It does seem like the focus is on automobile racing but lately we have been trying hard to have things for visitors of all ages to see and do....More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top notch with detail to the max. Must see for race fans and car guys. Plan on spending some time as there are two floors to go through.More

1  Thank hotrodbob34
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

rotrodbob34, Thanks a lot for taking the time to review our museum. You are correct it does take some time to tour the entire building. There are actually 3 floors, but who's counting. our entire staff invites you to come back soon and bring all...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in during a business trip when I had a free afternoon. I could have spent an entire day and still not have seen everything. The exhibits are spread over 3 floors and very well organized. I was impressed that almost an entire floor...More

Thank Kirk U
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kirk, Our staff wants to thank you for visiting The Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. As you noted we do have a large Ford Flathead area along with many other things to see. We think there is something for everyone from grandpa down to...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 31, 2018

If you have any interest in the world of Automobiles, be it racing or customs or toys, this place has it all. Three stories of everything about automobiles, displayed beautifully, pedal cars, toys, race cars, custom's, motor's, motor's and more motor's. I have been all...More

Thank Earl J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Earl, Thank you for visiting and for the review. We are currently in our summer operating hours. We suggest before visiting that people check our web site or Facebook page for current information concerning hours. We are open from May through September every weekday from...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 61 hotels in Lincoln
Hyatt Place Lincoln Haymarket
517 reviews
.72 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Lincoln Downtown / Haymarket
662 reviews
.85 miles away
Courtyard Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket
200 reviews
.86 miles away
Graduate Lincoln
79 reviews
.94 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Ivanna Cone
400 reviews
.81 miles away
Lazlo's Brewery & Grill
1,096 reviews
.82 miles away
HopCat
99 reviews
.78 miles away
Hiro 88
76 reviews
.74 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Memorial Stadium
422 reviews
.98 miles away
Pinnacle Bank Arena
157 reviews
.70 miles away
Haymarket Park
59 reviews
.67 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Nikia H
July 27, 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from MuseumAmericanSpeed | Property representative |
Hello Guests, our admission prices are as follows. $15.00 for those under 65. $10.00 for those over 65. Students are $10.00 under 18. We are a Blue Star Museum and allow military families up to 5 people free admission... More
1
Vote
Gwenith E
July 1, 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from MuseumAmericanSpeed | Property representative |
To all that are asking questions about our hours here is an overview. Until the first week in October we will be open Monday - Friday at Noon through 4:30. We are closed on most holidays and associated days due to staffing... More
0
Votes