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Rent The Museum

Choose Lincoln’s most unique and memorable setting for your next event!

Nestled in the heart of downtown Lincoln, the museum is the perfect spot if you’re looking for an affordable venue with an atmosphere that all your guests can enjoy.  Whether our event is organized arounds kids or kids-a-heart, begin by booking now and turn ordinary into extraordinary!  In addition to the existing (and included) exhibits, attractions, and customized meeting/event set-up, the museum event rental package offers opportunity to add catering, extra event time, and "oversized" adult games for a "little" something extra in this already exciting atmosphere. See below for additional details and rental add-ons.

Corporate rentals are great for:

  • Holiday parties
  • Office parties
  • Employee appreciation
  • Client appreciation

Typical Rental:

  • Up to 50 people, $450 Rental Fee (currently discounted to $375 to accommodate areas of construction on Main and Lower)
  • Each additional guest, $10/person
  • Members receive 10% their total Rental Fee (discount does not apply to Event Rental Add-Ons)
  • Two-hour rental timeframe (current "under construction" access includes Upper, all but one exhibit on Main, and Cuckoo Climber/Construction areas on lower)
  • Table and chair rental and set up included

Museum Rental FAQs

How far out should I book?
Rentals should ideally be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.

Is a deposit required?
Yes. A signed contract and non-refundable, $75 deposit are required to secure all facility rental dates.

Can exceptions be made for unique events?
Yes. Rentals can be customized to your specific event and it is best to contact the museum for available options and prices.

 


Rental Add Ons

Having a party with mostly adults or older kids? Want more time to play? Hungry for a snack? We can accommodate all of those scenarios!

Event Rental Add On:  Adult Take-Over Style Games

  • Always a fun "little" addition to your rental!
  • Over-sized games priced at $25 each, or add a selection of 5 for a flat $100 fee.
  • Available games include: Mega Twister, Jumbo Jenga, Bucket Pong, Battleship, KerPlunk, Giant Slapjack, Big Bean Bag Toss, and more

Event Rental Add On:  Extra Hour of Play

  • Your event will be such a hit, no one will want the fun to quit!
  • Add and hour of time to your event for just $75.

Event Rental Add-On:  Snacks, Drinks, and Food

  • Enjoy an array of kid and kid-at-heart favorites from Kazoo's U-STOP Cafe!
  • Catering must be pre-arranged and pricing varies based on product availability.
  • No outside food or drink allowed.

 

Oversized games picture

Book Today

To get started call:
402-477-4000 (M-F 9am-4pm)
Rentals@lincolnchildrensmuseum.org 

Special fees, hours and restrictions may apply. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. 

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