your invitation

to imagination

The Lincoln Children’s Museum instills a love of learning for children of all ages through the lens of discovery and play.

hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 9 am – 5 pm

Friday: 9 am – 5 pm

Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am – 5 pm

OPEN POLICY: Hours may change without advance notice due to staffing, weather, or other unforeseen circumstances.  Please follow us on social media or call the museum for the most up to date information.

VISITOR POLICY: For the safety and security of all guests, all adults aged 16 or older may not enter the museum unless accompanied by an infant or by a child aged 12 years or younger. All infants and children must be accompanied by an adult for the entirety of the museum visit. If visiting the museum as a larger group, we require that a 1:5 adult to child/infant ratio is met for the visit.

admission

Infants (0-18 months):
FREE

Children (over 18 months):
$13.95 +tax

Adults (16+ years) :
$11.95 +tax

Seniors (65+ years):
$10.95 + tax

Members:
FREE!

 MASK REQUIREMENT: In accordance with the Lincoln/Lancaster County Health Department’s current Directed Health Measure, any museum visitor over the age of 2 is required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status, during their Museum visit. *A designated “mask break” area is available as weather permits on the outside deck located on the upper floor.

From treetops to airplane runways, to lunar landscapes, there is no destination too high or too far that can’t be reached through the power of play! The Lincoln Children’s Museum provides limitless possibilities to children of all ages in 23,000 sq. ft of exhibits.

featured events

plus, everyday play is the bee’s knees,
but don’t miss these extra special play plans…

storyland

life-sized versions of some of our favorite childhood stories have made their way to LCM!  now through September 19, 2021 visit Storyland thanks to 123 Connect With Me and Help Me Grow Nebraska and playfully encourage reading in the lives of your littles.

photo opp!

husker cheer + herbie are here!  “snap” some memories, “score” a keepsake photo, and hang with our special visitors!

game day play dates

Offered during most Husker home football games, these drop-off play dates provide football-themed activties and crafts, time “running plays” among museum exhibits, and a mid-game snack to keep all pint-sized players fueled for fun.  Spots are limited and disappear faster than a Husker running back heading toward the end zone!

kindergarten ready

Play is the basis for learning, and learning starts with the youngest of kids!  That’s why we’re so excited to announce our new Kindergarten Ready program…

Enjoy super-hero-sized benefits and support the Museum’s mission by becoming a member today.

create. discover. learn.

grow zone

The Grow Zone is a space specifically designed to encourage the growth of our youngest guests (ages 0-3). 

cuckoo construction

Meet our largest exhibit yet! A clock towering three stories from the lower level of the Museum all the way to the top floor! 

runza

A pint-sized pretend restaurant where kiddos can serve up an iconic Original Runza Sandwich, Frings and so much more!