Special Events

Special events at Lincoln Children's Museum bring out child-like wonder in the whole family.  Ticketed events are likely to sell out, so be sure to reserve your tickets early.  Advance tickets are the only way to be guaranteed entry. Tickets may be purchased online or at the Welcome Desk. 


Friday, May 5, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, June 2, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, July 7, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, July 14, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Family Reunion Fun Night

This summer, let Lincoln Children’s Museum host your family reunion at our first ever Family Reunion Fun Night! Your family will have access to all three levels of the Museum to explore exhibits and activities. You will also have the opportunity to play life-size games such as Jenga, KerPlunk, Big Bean Bag Toss, Mega Twister, and more.

You are welcome to bring food and beverages, with the exception of alcohol (the Museum will not be providing food or beverages for this event). Tables and chairs will be set up in the Museum lot and Patio. A limited number of private picnic rooms are also available to reserve for an additional fee.

Tickets Now On Sale!
Capacity for this event is limited. Reserve your spot today by purchasing tickets online, at the Museum, or by calling (402) 477-4000.

Minimum of 10 family members required. All additional guests are $5.50 (+tax) per person (members) or $7.00 (+tax) per person (non-members).

Prices:
Member group of 10: $55.00
Member Extra Guest: $5.50

Non-member group of 10: $70.00
Non-member Extra Guest: $7.00

Picnic Rooms:
$40.00 for Red, Blue, or Green. $100.00 for 3rd Floor Cafeteria (50+ groups)
Enjoy a private room to spread out all your yummy food and visit with your family.

Other Options:
If this date doesn’t work for your family or if you’d simply like to have the whole Museum all to yourselves, please contact Lindsay about setting up a private rental. Prices start as low as $300.

Friday, August 4, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, September 1, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, October 6, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, November 3, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, December 1, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

Friday, January 5, 2018
5:00 pm7:30 pm
First Friday Family Night

Instead of our late night hours being on Thursdays, starting in January the Museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. To make it even more accessible, we’ll be offering free parking in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.

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