Education

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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 sharon.kennedy@nebraska.gov or 402-471-4445.  Become a History Nebraska Member and receive a discount!

Events

February 21, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brown Bag Lecture - Black Americans in Nebras...

Spend the lunch hour with us at the Nebraska History Museum for a Brown Bag Lecture with Dr. Jeannette Jones, Associate...

February 24, 2019
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Fur Trade History of the North Platte River V...

Join us at Chimney Rock for another installment in our 2019 Sunday Afternoons at The Rock series.

While the North...

March 3, 2019
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Sundays at The Rock: Feathered Friends

Join us at Chimney Rock for another installment in our 2019 Sunday Afternoons at The Rock series.

Come along and...

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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
 

 

Email: sharon.kennedy@nebraska.gov

Yearly memberships start at $32

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