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Address: 226 Centennial Mall S, Lincoln, NE 68508-1831
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+1 402-441-8744

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Lincoln's concert venue

I have seen many concerts here and this fall's was no different. Not the best venue in the country but a perfect size for lincoln. no alcohol sold here.

Reviewed September 7, 2016
San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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764 reviews
333 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I have seen many concerts here and this fall's was no different. Not the best venue in the country but a perfect size for lincoln. no alcohol sold here.

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Lincoln, Nebraska
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016

This building is getting pretty old but it's still a good venue for a out of town circus or other sorts of entertainment. Parking can be a problem but go early and you'll be fine. Prices are usually pretty reasonable.

Thank beckenhauerj
Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were there a few years ago for the USA Roller Sports National competition. It s a nice building, but you probably wouldn't go inside unless you were there for an event. The real attraction is the mural on the outside of the building.

Thank Dawn H
Lincoln, Ne
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2016

I don't know why the Pershing Center is still listed on Tripadvisor, it has been closed for over two years and city officials are currently trying to decide what to do with the site. Events that would have taken place here are now held in the Pinnacle Bank Arena, in the Haymarket area, just West, adjacent to downtown Lincoln.

Thank LocalTraveler90
Lincoln, Nebraska
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54 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2015

The center has been replaced by the new arena here in Lincoln, the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Many suggestions have been made about the future of the old Pershing Center, but to date, no decision has been made. There is hope that the mural on the front of the building, can somehow be saved for a future use.

Thank pwarner2014
Lincoln, Nebraska
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156 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2015

Sad to see the auditorium close after so many years of proudly serving Lincoln. It is incredibly awesome that St. Paul purchased the gym floor since their boys and girls basketball teams both took state championships on that floor!!

Thank Bonnie F
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nothing to talk about here. It is just a big gym. Acoustics are bad for concerts. Concession stands are scarce with long lines. Luckily this facility is in the process of being demolished, as it is not worth going to.

Thank Jim K
Cleveland, Ohio
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the best place that we have ever held our Roller Skating National Championships. Very cozy venue.

Thank Beckysk8
Mentor, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2014

This place is just perfect for our events! Great location! Always have fun here. I hope it stays open forever!!!!!!

Thank Connie M
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108 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a very nice old sports arena constructed in the 1950's and means a lot to the US world of inline and quad speed skaters.


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