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.


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Storefront of NSHS

Plan Visit

Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1:00pm - 4:30pm (closed state holidays)


131 Centennial Mall North (Centennial Mall & P St.)
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Street parking along P St. and Centennial Mall. Garages nearby:

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

Flash photography is not permitted.

No food and beverage in galleries.​


September 24, 2017
1:00pm to 3:30pm

History Bike Ride

Join us for a bike ride tour of Lincoln's 19th Century Homes. Meet at the Kennard House at 1627 H Street. Cost is $15, $...

September 24, 2017
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Archeology of the Sand Hills and High Plains


Celebrate Nebraska Archeology Month at the Knight Museum in Alliance! Nebraska State Historical Society...

October 2, 2017
12:00pm to 12:15pm

Noon Bites

Lunchtime is precious. Before you grab a bite to eat, stop by the Nebraska History Museum for a quick bite of history! In...

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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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