Nebraska History Museum

Nebraska History Museum


Tuesday and Wednesday: 9 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 8 pm
Friday and Saturday: 9 am - 4 pm
Sunday and Monday: Closed

Closed during state-observed holidays.


Adults (19 and over): $5

Children (5-18): $3

Under 5: Free

College/University Students, History Nebraska Members, Employees of Nebraska Museums, AAM/AASLH/ICOM Members, and School Groups: Free

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Museum information contact
(402) 471-4782
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Nebraska History Museum New Hours

12,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home. Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past.

  • Learn about life in Nebraska long before statehood, what it was like to live in Nebraska during the early years, and the moments that affected all Nebraskans.
  • See unique artifacts only on display at the Nebraska History Museum.
  • Participate in a variety of educational programs for children and adults.

We have over 125,000 objects in our collections and we continue to collect items that tell the story of Nebraska's history.

Piecing Together the Past

Museum Exhibits

A list of exhibits currently on display at the Museum, as well as a selection of fascinating online-only exhibits to explore.

Educational Programming

Learn more through firsthand experiences with Nebraska objects, people, and places!  Engaging programs for school groups to adults, both on-site and virtual experiences available!

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