plan your PLAY
The Lincoln Children’s Museum is where adventure takes place for children (and adults) of all ages!
The 23,000 sq. ft Museum engages a child’s sense of creativity, discovery, and play as they unlock new opportunities in every exhibit through experiential learning.
What should we play today?
**MEMBERS: Admission no longer requires advanced registration.
Simply show your membership card or I.D. upon arrival for entry.
**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.
Wednesday (11/24): 9 am – 5pm
Friday (11/26): 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday (11/27): 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday (11/28): 11:00 am – 5 pm
Monday (11/29): 9am – 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.
*A designated “mask break” area is available as weather permits on the outside deck located on the upper floor.
Receive a discount of $2.50 per ticket (Group Size: 10-200*)
Chaperones: 1 adult per every 5 children
Reservations: Must be made at least two days in advance
*Includes adults and meant for families, for-profit organizations, those not affiliated with schools or daycares
Want to come back again and again?
location and parking
The Lincoln Children’s Museum is located in Downtown Lincoln, NE at 1420 P St.
City parking is available around the Museum. Many meters can be paid with coins, credit card, or the Passport mobile app. There are also two city parking garages located less than a block from the Museum: University Square at 101 N. 14th St. or the Larson Building at 1317 Q St.The first hour of parking is free in the parking garages. Visit ParkAndGo.org for more information.
Closest Parking Garages:
Located at 14 & ‘P’ Street
Access via 14th Street
Located at 14th and ‘Q’ Street
Access via ‘Q’ Street
Following your visit, stop by any of the boutiques, shops, or other spectacular museums surrounding the LCM!
Kazoo’s U-Stop Café
Fuel your big adventure by grabbing a snack at Kazoo’s U-Stop Café! Located on the upper floor near the airplane, The Café is serving up à la carte eats perfect for the whole family.
In partnership with U-Stop Shops, Kazoo’s café is serving up a wide selection of quick, fresh and healthy treats that will tackle hunger cravings so you can recharge and get back to having fun. Find your favorite below!
(No outside food or drinks allowed.)