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Free 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. Listen to a story about Nebraska and/or the Prairie, make art, view authentic historic artifacts. 

See upcoming details on the Events page.


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

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

To schedule a tour for your class, click here for more information.

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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, History Nebraska 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

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


Walking/Biking Tours

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 or 402-471-4445.  Become a History Nebraska Member and receive a discount!


October 25, 2018
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Night at the Archives

Most of our collections sit outside of public view in special storage spaces. On October 25, we're throwing open the...

October 28, 2018
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Pedal to Pioneers Park

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Due to the chance for snow on October 14th, we have rescheduled the bike tour for October 28th....

November 15, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brown Bag Lecture - Unexpected Union: Two Fam...

Historian Gail Blankenau will explore the experiences of two men — one American and one German — who fought in the...

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NSHS Education & Interpretation Division

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

Mailing Address:

Nebraska History Museum
Education & Interpretation Division1500 "R" Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-1651

Street Address:

Nebraska History Museum
Centennial Mall and P Streets
Lincoln, NE

Phone Number: (402) 471-4754



Yearly memberships start at $32

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