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“You must see this collection!”

Museum of American Speed
Ranked #1 of 70 things to do in Lincoln
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed April 12, 2013

The Museum of American Speed is a place that you must visit for every student of old car history, especially those interested in vintage open wheel racing. I've been to big automotive museums all over the country, and this surprise in Lincoln, NE will hold its own against any of them. What a fantastic collection. Make it apoint to go, and expect to spend at least a couple of hours there. Limited tour hours mean you need to pay attention when planning your visit. Don't miss this!

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Reviewed March 28, 2013

Our Crete High School Welding Technology/Automotive/Small Gas Engines instructors and students visited the museum. None of the participants had ever visited before. The guided tours of the museum were awesome. Our tour guides were very knowledgeable and gave us great amounts of information about everything we saw. The number of articles in the museum were endless and it held the interest of all our group. The only drawback for us is that we had only two hours to be at the museum and we didn't get to see it all! All in all, Bill Smith and his constituents have made a tremendous museum which should be on everyone's bucket list to see. Just make sure you give yourself enough time to take it all in! I am planning on coming back soon and bringing my wife with me and spending more time in the museum. It is no wonder this is a top attraction in Lincoln. Keep up the good work and congratulations on a job very well done! p.s. I have watched the famous 4X car since 1960 at Capital Beach!

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Reviewed March 24, 2013

Anyone who enjoys racing and/or speed/hot rod history will not want to miss it. Far more than you might think -tremendous amount of Ford-related material.

Thank Lister53
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

My car club (about 50) make this museum an over-night trip every year and every year we are just as impressed or more than the year before. This place is a car-guys paradise and what makes it even better is that there are so much other memorabilia that the women and children in our group also enjoy the time. Cars, toys, pedal cars, music, racing, you name the cool stuff from the past and it seems to be somewhere in this place!!! We also enjoy visiting with museum staffers and have made some great friends, wow those people know so much and a number of them are accomplished racers and builders etc in their own rights.
We just got home and are already planning next year's visit.

Thank Clay S
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

There is so much to see here. All kinds of race cars from dirt track to stock cars to Indy cars and salt flat speed record cars. From early 1900's to today. Displays are fantastic! Plus all kinds of engines and displays of vintage speed equipment. Staff is helpful and ready to answer your questions. I look forward to going back again. WOW!

Thank SDMrToad
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