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?

                                                                                                                                                a note about tickets and masks…

Timed ticketing is no longer required.  All tickets are valid for any day/time the museum is open!  Online ticket purhcase is recommended to expedite the check-in process to play; however, admission can also be purchased at the Welcome Desk upon arrival.  If you are a member, remember to log in to reserve your tickets for FREE!

In accordance with the most recent changes to Lincoln/Lancaster County Directed Health Measures (DHMs), and effective Friday, May 21th, 2021 masks will no longer be required, when visiting the Lincoln Children’s Museum.  It is recommended that visitors follow the Centers for Disease Control guidance for mask use.


Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 9 am – 5 pm

Friday: 9 am – 5 pm

Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm

Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm

Sunday, July 4th – CLOSED in observance of holiday

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.


Infants (0-18 months):

Children (over 18 months):
$13.95 +tax

Adults (16+ years):
$11.95 + tax

Seniors (65+ years) :
$10.95 +tax


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.

group admission

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

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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 for more information.

Closest Parking Garages:

University Square
Located at 14 & ‘P’ Street
Access via 14th Street

Larson Building
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!

(Please, no outside food or drinks allowed.)



Hot Dog (all beef)



Cheese or Pepperoni


Dino Nuggets


Gardein Tenders

Meat Free


sweets & sides

2 Fresh Baked Cookies


Dippin’ Dots


Fruit Cup


Organic Cheese Stick


Go Go Applesauce



Hot Coffee

Small | $1.89

Large | $2.29

Iced Coffee

Small | $1.99

Large | $2.39

Specialty Iced Coffee

Caramel Macchiato or Cafe Mocha

Small | $2.99

Large | $3.69

Fountain Drink

Small | $1.89

Medium | $2.49

Large | $2.99

Hot Chocolate

Small | $1.99

Large | $2.39