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Field Trips

**Due to our current construction closure, the Museum is only offering private field trip experiences at this time.**

Lincoln Children’s Museum is the perfect fun and educational destination for field trips at any time of the year!

The Museum offers:

  • Hands-on learning opportunities in core curriculum areas through specially designed exhibits

  • An active and engaging atmosphere that helps students burn energy while learning

  • The perfect playground for character-building through cooperative play, social engagement, and guided learning opportunities

Public and private schools, homeschooling and licensed day care groups may take advantage of the Field Trip program that includes a two-hour self-guided tour, with opportunities for hands-on learning, curriculum enhancement, and creative thinking.

Admission: $6.50 per student; Adults Free*, $450 minimum for private field trips.

*Museum memberships cannot be applied for children that are attending with their school for a field trip.

Please provide one form of payment for your group. We accept cash, check, or card. If your group would like to be invoiced, please make arrangements with staff at the time of booking. Individual payments will not be accepted.

Group Size: 10 – 200 (including chaperones)
Required Chaperones: 1 Adult per every 5 Children
Duration: 2 hours (If your group would like to stay longer than 2 hours, then admission is $7.00 per student) 

Field Trip FAQs:

How far in advance must a field trip be booked?
At least 1 week in advance. Failure to provide 1 week notice notice will add $1.50 ($7.00) per person to the Field Trip rate. 30 days in advance is recommended because a limited number of field trip reservations are available each day. The sooner the better to receive a preferred date and time.

Can field trips be booked any day of the week?
Yes, field trips can be booked any day of the week.

Is there a place to eat lunch?
Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the Museum. Your groups can pre-order food or snacks from our Kazoo's U-STOP Cafe.  If you order from our Cafe your group is able to utilize our Cafe seating. There are options for picnic spots in the surrounding area if you wish to bring your own food or snacks. 

Is there a cancellation fee?
Not if made at least two days prior to your scheduled visit. Groups that fail to cancel/reschedule or do not show up will be billed a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations due to unexpected school closings may be rescheduled.

Do teachers receive any special discounts?
Educators receive a 10% discount on regular-priced merchandise in the Museum's Toy Store located in the lobby.

Is there bus parking available?
Students arriving in buses will be able to unload in front of the Museum. For more parking information, click here.

Group Rates

Admission: Receive a discount of $2.00 per ticket, when booked two weeks prior to visit date.
Group Size: 12 – 200 (includes adults and is meant for families, for-profit organizations, those not affiliated with schools or daycares)
Required Chaperones: 1 Adult per every 5 Children
Reservations: Must be made at least 2 days in advance.

*Museum memberships cannot be applied for those visiting as part of a group.

Click below to register your group in advance and receive the group rate.

For field trip or group visits questions:
Phone: (402) 477-4000 ext. 112

A limited number of group reservations are available each day. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. 

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