Nebraska History Museum

Nebraska History Museum


Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sunday: Closed.

Closed on all state holidays.


FREE Admission

School tour contact
Museum information contact
(402) 471-4782
Directions and Parking

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 before it became a state, what it was like to live in Nebraska during the early years of statehood, 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.

Museum Exhibits

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

Education Division

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.

School Tour Information

Our Curiosity Labs create a space for students to discuss and investigate Nebraska history with curious minds, critical thinking skills, and empathy. Request a tour today!

Become a History Nebraska Member Today

Learn More