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.


LPS school out day hours

jan 17 | 9 am – 5pm

feb 18 | 9 am – 5pm

feb 21 | 9 am – 5pm

mar 14-18 | 9 am – 5pm

regular schedule

thurs – sat | 9am – 5pm

sun | 11am – 5pm

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.


Infants (0-18 months):

Children (over 18 months):
$13.95 +tax

Adults (16+ years) :
$11.95 +tax

Seniors (65+ years):
$10.95 + tax


MASK POLICY: In accordance with the current local Directed Health Measure issued by the Lincoln/Lancaster Health Department face masks are required for all Museum guests ages 2+.

PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE: The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency is still on-going. COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can lead to serious illness and sometimes death. There is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people are present; including the Lincoln Children’s Museum. By entering the museum you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

If you or anyone in your party feels sick, please do not enter the museum.


veterinary clinic now open


Powered by Zoetis, the new exhibit experience gives children the opportunity to act as a veterinarian performing make-believe check-ups and providing care to both companion and farm animals.

This renovated space allows children to:

  • put on a white veterinarian coat and perform pretend medical tasks
  • review real animal x-rays on an oversized light box
  • check animal medical records and perform check-ups on the plush animals
  • test their animal knowledge as part interactive games

candy houses

Take home some holiday fun!

It’s up to you whether you make a cozy home for Mr. & Mrs. Claus or a toy shop for the elves, but rest assured there’s enough supplies to create a festive house perfect for display this season (all while supporting the Museum!).

photo opp!

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

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…

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.

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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! 


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