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Nebraska History Museum

Nebraska History Museum


Monday – Saturday: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM – 8:00PM
Friday and Saturday: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
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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131 Centennial Mall N
Lincoln, NE 68508
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.

Nebraska History Museum Experiences

Current Exhibits

Educational Programs

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Being a member is the easiest way to be involved in our mission to preserve and share our state's rich history. Find out how!


Volunteers work with History Nebraska staff members to support our mission

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Interested in joining the History Nebraska team? Keep an eye on job listings!