The Lincoln Children’s Museum instills a love of learning for children of all ages through the lens of discovery and play.
wed – sat | 9am – 5pm
sun | 11am – 5pm
* See sensory-friendly playtime dates & times here.
New Year’s Day | january 1st
Easter | april 9th
Memorial Day| may 29th
Independence Day | july 4th
Labor Day | september 4th
Halloween | october 31st
Thanksgiving Day | november 23rd
Christmas Eve | december 24th
Christmas Day | december 25th
*New Year’s Eve | december 31st
*(Open only for Make Believe Midnight. Registration required. See event details here.)
open on the following LPS ‘no school’ days:
november 22nd, 24th
december 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th
january 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
march 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 29th
Infants (0-18 months):
Youth (19 months-15 years):
Caretakers (16+ years) :
Seniors (65+ years):
$11.95 + tax
Museums for All program:
*Admission is 50% off after 4pm.
– does not apply to the Museums for All admission price.
WEAPONS POLICY: The Lincoln Children’s Museum prohibits firearms, knives, or weapons of any kind.
NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED: Snacks, drinks, and more are available at Kazoo’s U-Stop Cafe located on the upper floor of the Museum.
VISITOR POLICY: Exhibits and programs are designed for children ages 0-12. For the safety and security of all guests, to enter the Museum your group must include an infant or child (ages 0-12) accompanied by a caretaker age 16 or older. We welcome individuals with disabilities who will benefit from our exhibits and programs.
All infants and children must be accompanied by their age 16+ caretaker for the entirety of the museum visit and at no point should children be left unattended.
If visiting the museum as a larger group, we require that a 1:5 adult to child/infant ratio is met for the visit.
tinker theater hours
fri – sat | 10am – 3:30pm
sun | 11am – 3:30pm
Tinker Theater is also closed on the Museum’s listed ‘closed’ dates.
Kazoo’s U-Stop Cafe hours
sat | 11am – 4pm
sun | 11am – 3pm
Kazoo’s U-Stop Cafe is also closed on the Museum’s listed ‘closed’ dates.
The Orchard is our recently renovated treehouse on the upper floor of the Museum! Push, jump, and turn through this exhibit to see what apple items you can make, learn about how honey bees and apple trees are best buddies, sell pretend items at the Apple Market, and more!
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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create. discover. learn.
The Grow Zone is a space specifically designed to encourage the growth of our youngest guests (ages 0-3).
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!