Learn more through firsthand experiences with Nebraska objects, people, and places! Engaging programs for all ages, innovative exhibits, and docent-led tours help our shared history unfold.
Tours, traveling trunks, Trailblazers for your students. Professional development for you.
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!
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.
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.
Become an NSHS Member and receive a discount!
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.
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 email@example.com or 402-471-4445. Become an NSHS Member and receive a discount!
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Office hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday
Nebraska History Museum
Education & Interpretation Division
PO Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554
Nebraska History Museum
Centennial Mall and P Streets
Phone Number: (402) 471-4754