Nebraska History Museum

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.  To see what is currently on display, visit our Exhibits page.

 

People visiting the museum

Storefront of NSHS

Plan Your Visit

Hours
Monday-Friday: 10:00am - 5:30pm 
Saturday: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Sunday: CLOSED  
(closed state holidays) 
 

FREE Admission

Location
131 Centennial Mall North (Centennial Mall & P St.)
Get directions.

Parking
Street parking along P St. and Centennial Mall. Garages nearby.

Accessibility
Wheelchair and stroller accessible. Wheelchairs free of charge, first come, first serve. Service animals are permitted.

Photography
Flash photography is not permitted.

Food
No food and beverage in galleries.

Events

July 16, 2018 to July 17, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm

Young Writer's Workshop East

Join us for a state-wide two-day East vs West writing workshop for budding middle school authors! Meet with like-minded...

July 16, 2018 to July 17, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm

Young Writer's Workshop West

Join us for a state-wide two-day East vs West writing workshop for budding middle school authors! Meet with like-minded...

July 19, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brown Bag Lecture: More Famous Nebraskans You...

 

We all know many names of Nebraskans who have made our state as wonderful as it is. In this month's Brown Bag...

Landmark Store

  • Unique gifts, books, art, and products celebrating Nebraska and its peoples
  • Nebraska History Museum, Nebraska State Capitol, Chimney Rock Historic Site, Ft. Robinson History Center Locations
  • 10% discount for NSHS members
  • 402-471-3447

Rental and Event Information Coming Soon

Yearly memberships start at $32

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