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
Easter | april 17th
Memorial Day| may 30th
Independence Day | july 4th
Thanksgiving Day | november 24th
Christmas Eve | december 24th
Christmas Day | december 25th
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.
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.
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.
This day-play program offers a roadmap through the Museum with planned activities that align with Nebraska State of Education Association Early Learning Guidelines. This program is free with regular admission.
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!