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Standard & Holiday Hours

Yes, we are OPEN on Labor Day (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)!

Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day & Easter
Early Close (Open -2 p.m.): 4th of July & Christmas Eve
Open: Memorial Day & Labor Day

Standard Hours
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday: CLOSED*
Tuesday 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

*We are closed on Mondays during the school year.

The Museum is closed on Mondays when Lincoln Public Schools are in session, except when elementary students have the day off school. The Mondays on which the Museum will be open during the 2014-15 school year are as follows:  

  • Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day - Museum open!)
  • Monday, Oct. 13 (Fall break - join us for Spooky Theatre Camp!)
  • Monday, Dec. 1 (Join us for Frosty Fairy Tales Camp!)
  • Monday, Jan. 19 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Join us for camp!)
  • Monday, Feb. 16 (Presidents' Day - Join us for camp!)
  • Monday, March 9 (LPS spring break - Join us for spring break camp!)


Directions & Parking

The Lincoln Children's Museum is located downtown at 1420 P Street.

  • From Interstate 80
  • Take the Downtown Exit 401 (Interstate 180 turns into 9th Street) to P Street.
    Turn East (Left at first light) onto P Street to 14th Street.

  • From Highway 2
  • Follow Highway 2 to 10th Street
    Turn RIGHT on P Street

Parking near the Museum is available at several city parking garages, where the first hour is free. School/tour buses should call ahead for parking information, (402) 477-4000. Visit for more information.

Inclement Weather Policy

During periods of inclement weather, the Lincoln Children’s Museum will observe the same operating procedures as the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

If the University of Nebraska – Lincoln is closed due to weather, the Museum will also be closed.

*Except on days when LPS elementary schools are in session, but do not have classes.

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