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“So much fun!”

Lincoln Children's Museum
Ranked #5 of 68 things to do in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Lincoln Children's Museum invites families to create, discover and learn through the power of play. Offering three floors and 23,300 square feet of hands-on exhibits and imaginative programs that allow children and adults to discover the adventure of learning through play together.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children
Lincoln, Nebraska
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“So much fun!”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Excellent children's museum for all types of children. Put on a play, be a local TV anchor or sent something through an air powered tube to the bank teller. There is so much to do. My child is a toddler and we love the splash/water exhibit and the stage area where we can run like crazy. He also loves to crawl through the groundhog tunnels. I cannot wait until he's old enough to want to wear the groundhog costumes.

*All exhibits are clean
*lots of pieces and parts so lots of kids can be in the same exhibit at once
*science/art/engineering/business exhibits
*music and mozzarella in the summer - fun and cheap
*helpful and friendly staff

Visited May 2014
1 Thank M V
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Kearney, Nebraska, United States
Level 6 Contributor
217 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2014

My son loves our local children's museum, so when we travel we try to visit other ones if we can. We had a mini vacation weekend in Lincoln and visited their local museum, This was our second trip to the Lincoln children's museum and we had a lot of fun. Three levels of exhibits representing various occupations, scientific exhibits, and learning experiences. The only downside is it is downtown Lincoln so parking is an issue.

Visited April 2014
Thank Lonnie K
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Lincoln, Nebraska
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Three levels of interactiveness for kids. Be a doctor, drive a firetruck, play for the Huskers, fly a plane... you name it, kids can have fund doing it here. Be sure you don't miss the basement-- my kids love being prairie dogs in the underground village, and watching their imaginations come alive on the stage is fun for everyone.

Visited February 2014
1 Thank Lindsey W
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Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“My kids had a blast!”
Reviewed March 29, 2014

My children, ages 2, 6, and 8, enjoyed this place. I was exhausted after we left (but that's okay!). They had so many different things to do from roll playing to exploring. We got many great pictures at this place! I almost couldn't get my 2 year old out of the fire truck! He was in heaven. I would highly recommend stopping in! Worth the ticket price and the kids loved it. Again, as I always recommend to all moms... comfortable shoes!!!

Visited June 2013
1 Thank Ann H
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Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great for Kids”
Reviewed March 5, 2014

This place is awesome. So many neat things for the kids to do. Its is a great learning experience for everyone. Bring your camera because there are so many photo opportunities. It's fun for the parents too. It's an excellent way to kill a rainy day or any afternoon. We will be back and it's 3 hours from home for us.

Visited April 2013
2 Thank Tbone211
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