Education

Woman giving a tour to children

 

Tours, traveling trunks, Trailblazers for your students. Professional development for you.

  • aligned with the Nebraska Content Area Standards 
  • supports literacy instruction and civic engagement 

Woman holding a child

Family Fun Day

Join the Nebraska History Museum for a weekend afternoon of Nebraska history related crafts, stories, special tours or performances every month. FREE!

See upcoming details on the Events page.

 

Hour at the Museum

10:00am - 11:00am Tuesdays when Lincoln Public Schools are not in session. Hear a picture book about Nebraska and/or the Prairie, make art, view related authentic artifacts. 

See upcoming details on the Events page.

 

Summer Kids Classes (Grades K-8)

Half day and all day classes on fun topics: Archeology, Victorian Etiquette, A Day in the Life of a Pioneer Child, and more! Fee and pre-registration required. Space is limited. Find the schedule and necessary form to submit with your payment below. 

 Sample 150 Years of Nebraska Statehood in 150 Minutes

Become an NSHS Member and receive a discount!

 

Woman using a Hula-Hoop

Nebraska History Book Club 12:00pm - 1:00 pm on the 4th Friday of the month

A collective conversation about a book from the Nebraska150books.org list. Bring a lunch and join us. See upcoming details on the Events page. FREE!

 

Noon Bites 12:00pm - 12:15pm on the 3rd Monday of the month

15-minute gallery talks on artifacts from Nebraska Unwrapped: Selections from the Collections. Bring lunch and join in discussion afterwards. See upcoming details on the Events page. FREE!

 

Brown Bag History Series 12:00pm - 1:00pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month

Hungry for history? Learn while you lunch and enjoy programs by Nebraska scholars, NSHS staff or other notable speakers. Bring your own brown bag and we’ll have you out in an hour! See upcoming details on the Events page.  FREE!

 

After Hours Party The Nebraska History Museum hosts a bi-annual party on varying themes.

This program requires a fee and reservations are encouraged as space is limited. See upcoming details on the Events page. Become a NSHS Member and receive a discount!

 

Walking/Biking Tours some weekends 1:00pm - 4:00pm  

Walk or ride your way to history with our expert guides and explore Lincoln and surrounding communities. See upcoming details on the Events page. Fee required; reservations are encouraged as space is limited. Contact sharon.kennedy@nebraska.gov or 402-471-4445.  Become an NSHS Member and receive a discount!

Events

December 21, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brown Bag Lecture Series

 

When you tour the State Capitol Building, you will see bronze busts of famous Nebraskans. These Nebraskans have...

December 26, 2017
10:00am to 11:00am

Hour at the Museum

 

Keep Christmas alive for one more day and join the Nebraska History Museum for a holiday-themed Hour at the...

Kid with a paper mask covering his face

NSHS Education & Interpretation Division

Office hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday

Mailing Address:

Nebraska History Museum
Education & Interpretation Division
PO Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554

Street Address:

Nebraska History Museum
Centennial Mall and P Streets
Lincoln, NE

Phone Number: (402) 471-4754
 

 

Email: sharon.kennedy@nebraska.gov

For tours email: judy.keetle@nebraska.gov

Yearly memberships start at $32

Learn More