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Nebraska History Museum

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15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-471-4754
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The Nebraska History Museum has a lot of photographs. They aren't even the original photos. They... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Omaha, Nebraska
more than I expected!

besides learning about Nebraska history, beautiful art exhibit and friendly staff at the reception... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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15th and P Streets, Lincoln, NE 68508
+1 402-471-4754
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Nebraska History Museum has a lot of photographs. They aren't even the original photos. They are enlarged copies of old photos. The museum's artifacts must be in storage. There are so few on display and include just a handful of old maps, quilts, and...More

Thank christmas564
Reviewed 5 days ago

besides learning about Nebraska history, beautiful art exhibit and friendly staff at the reception counter.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved touring this museum and think it is so wonderful that they do not charge to get in. Everything was laid out in an interesting manner.

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was good to see how well recent renovations look. The exhibits on our visit were eclectic, consisting mostly of various artifacts on display without any unifying theme other than their Nebraska heritage. The explanatory texts were very helpful, though, and the visit was worthwhile....More

Thank Stuthehistoryguy
Reviewed February 6, 2017

We stopped by to purchase a gift from the nice gift shop before heading over to the movie. Since we had some time we took a quick look at the current exhibits. We really enjoyed the mask exhibit. The doll house on the second floor...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed January 22, 2017

The museum is easily reached from the Capitol and presently spread over 2 floors. The ground floor had a selection of photos from the post WW2 period and masks. The first floor is more interesting with photos from the late 19th century Indians, and a...More

Thank daveashuk
Reviewed November 1, 2016

The 2016 event was very popular as the auditorium was completely filled with chairs in the hallway. The sound system was wonderful so even though I was seated outside of the auditorium I could still hear the readings. A reception was being set up adjacent...More

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This museum has special exhibits and on second floor a "time-line" of Nebraska history. Not only for history buffs, but some creative works also. Not a good place to spend an hour or so with kids.

Thank r1manchester
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the capital and enjoyed a very good docent lead tour. This provided us with highlight of the states history in the limited time we had available. They are moving to larger quarters, which will allow more of the collections to...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great spot to kill some time and look at exhibits. I took my family and we stopped in for about 30 minutes.

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