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National Museum of Roller Skating

4730 South St Ste 2, Lincoln, NE 68506-1256
+1 402-483-7551 ext. 16
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Lots of fun

Spent about an hour checking out the displays - great little museum in Lincoln. If you've ever put... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Roger B
via mobile
fun visit

a very nice and well kept museum of a small piece of a great american past time. the office deals... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
crc763
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average11%
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“hockey” (4 reviews)
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4730 South St Ste 2, Lincoln, NE 68506-1256
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Spent about an hour checking out the displays - great little museum in Lincoln. If you've ever put on a pair of roller skates or rollerblades you'll appreciate this. Also got a museum history from one of the staff - very knowledgeable - never knew...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

a very nice and well kept museum of a small piece of a great american past time. the office deals with mostly the competitive skater in mind. the museum takes you back to the very beginnings of roller skating, and through the years in how...More

Thank crc763
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We loved the museum! It is small but packs a punch. The staff member that greeted us was super knowledgeable and friendly. It was educational and entertaining. Loved the cowboy boot roller skates the best!

Thank Vicki L
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This small museum is the only Roller Sports museum in the US. The docent, Rhonda, was so eager to share the museum's collections and displays. We were in Lincoln for the National Competitions of the USARS (US Roller Sports). Of course, we were interested in...More

Thank mnhicks55
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Small fun museum. We loved all the costumes and interactive displays. Makes you want to immediately go to the roller derby or roller rink for some fun.

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Extensive information and displays of artifacts from many decades of roller skating. Made me come home and want to go to my local rink!

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

As an avid skater, I really was excited to see this museum. While it's small and inside an office building, it's still awesome to see skating artifacts, posters, outfits, skate cases, stoppers, and so much more. My husband and I met at our local skating...More

Thank Shannon T
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Very impressive. Skating from the very beginning up to the present. We were very surprised at the amount of information available. The exhibits were very well maintained. Well worth the visit.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

This museum is small, but very interesting. No charge. It has the largest artifacts of roller skates in the nation! Surprise!! To think about the old skates with keys, inline skates, hockey skates, etc., It is wonderful someone is being attentive to the history. Interesting...More

Thank NEVenturer
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

For those who read my reviews you know that I have a passion to locate and report on odd little museums. Well this sure qualifies it's not large but it is comprehensive about the history of skates and skating. Imagine being able two sea skates...More

Thank CharleySays
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