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Field Trip and Group Visit Information

Field Trips
All field trips to the Lincoln Children’s Museum provide guests with a two-hour self-guided tour, providing opportunities for hands-on learning, curriculum enhancement and fun for all!

Field Trip Requirements:
All schools, homeschooling and licensed day care groups may take advantage of the Field Trip program at the Lincoln Children’s Museum. The Lincoln Children's Museum does not schedule field trips on Tuesday mornings. All field trips on Tuesdays must have a 1:00 pm arrival time or later.

Admission: $5.50 per person
Group Size: 10 – 200 (including chaperones)
Chaperones:1 Adult per every 5 Children
Duration: 2 hours
Reservations: Must be made at least 2 days in advance
Note: Failure to provide 2 day notice will add $1.50 ($7.00) per person to the Field Trip Rate.

A limited number of field trip reservations are available each day. We recommend planning at least 30 days in advance to help us accommodate your preferred date and time.

We encourage educators and group leaders to come in prior to your group's visit to explore the Museum. This is a good opportunity to learn about the exhibits, plan your outing and have the chance to prepare curriculum for your visit.

Plan ahead for meal and snack times. Activity rooms are available to rent for groups to eat lunches in. The cost in $40 per hour per room and must be scheduled in advance. We also have some suggestions for picnic places in the surrounding area.

Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to make your reservation please call to reschedule or cancel within two days of your visit. Groups that fail to cancel or do not show up will be billed a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations due to unexpected school closings may be rescheduled.

Special Offer
Educators receive a 10% discount on regular-priced merchandise in the Museum Store up to $100, and 20% off purchases over $100.

Parking Options
Students arriving in buses will be able to unload in front of the Museum. For information on bus parking please inquire at the Welcome Desk. Cars and vans may utilize parking near the Museum in several city parking garages, as well as metered spots on nearby streets.

Click Here to Make a Field Trip Reservation

Group Visits
The Lincoln Children’s Museum is happy to host groups of all shapes and sizes!

Group Rate Requirements

Admission: Groups of 10+ paid admissions (families, for-profit organizations, those not affiliated with schools or daycares) $7.00 per person + tax.
Group Size: 10 – 200 (including chaperones)
Chaperones: 1 Adult per every 5 Children
Reservations: Must be made at least 2 days in advance.
Note: Failure to provide 2 day notice will add $1.00 ($8.00) per person to the Group Rate.
A limited number of group reservations are available each day.

Parking Options
Groups arriving in buses will be able to unload in front of the Museum. For information on bus parking please inquire at the Welcome Desk. Cars and vans may utilize parking near the Museum in several city parking garages, as well as metered spots on nearby streets.

To book a Group Visit or for questions regarding Group Visits or Field Trips, please contact Rachel Hermsen at rhermsen@lincolnchildrensmuseum.org or 402-477-4000, ext. 105.