Cost of Admission
Children 0 - 18 Months: FREE
Children 18 Months - 15 Years: $10.95*
Adults 16 Years and above: $9.95*
Have so much fun you can't wait to come back? You can apply the amount you spent on admission to the purchase of a membership within a week of your visit. Membership is less than the price of a year of Netflix, and so worth every penny!
Find out more about our memberships here.
Hours of Operation
Sun: 1 pm – 5 pm
Mon: Closed for Cleaning and Maintenance*
Tue: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Wed: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Thu: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Fri: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Sat: 9:30 a.m. – 5 pm
*The Museum is open Monday from Memorial Day through Labor Day and when Lincoln Public Schools is not in session
Closed for the following Holidays:
New Year's Eve Easter Sunday Thanksgiving Day Christmas Eve Christmas Day
Members Only Hour
Join us Tuesday mornings at 8:30 am for Members Only Hour before the Museum opens to the general public. Bring your little ones after you drop the older ones at school and enjoy a quieter and less crowded Museum experience just for member families!
Street Address: 1420 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Located in the beautiful 'P' Street District of Downtown Lincoln, the Museum's impressive three-story building with fun architecture and bronze statues is hard to miss. Adjacent to the green space and fountains of Centennial Mall and within walking distance to many family-friendly restaurants and museums, Lincoln Children's Museum is a great starting point to explore downtown. The famous Nebraska State Capitol and University of Nebraska are also within close walking distance.
City parking is available around the Museum. The first hour of parking is free in the parking garages. Many meters can be paid with coins, credit card, or the Passport mobile app (the Museum does not validate parking). Visit ParkAndGo.org for more information.
Closest Parking Garages:
Located at 14th & ‘P’ Street
Access via 14th Street
Located at 14th and ‘Q’ Street
Access via ‘Q’ Street
Call the Museum for school/tour buses parking information. Lincoln Children's Museum does not validate parking.