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Museum of American Speed

599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
+1 402-323-3166
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Lots of stuff

I am not a race car fan. The museum had more than just race cars. There were lunch boxes, monkey... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard W
via mobile
Great surprise

Having been to numerous car museums, I wasn't expecting to be impressed. There were so many things... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julie D
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“pedal cars” (61 reviews)
“lunch boxes” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
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+1 402-323-3166
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am not a race car fan. The museum had more than just race cars. There were lunch boxes, monkey wrenches, motel cars and classic cars. What made it worth the trip was the tour guide. He told stories that made it interesting to even...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having been to numerous car museums, I wasn't expecting to be impressed. There were so many things to look at in this huge museum. This is primarily Ford speed equipment, but has a few others mixed in. The main entrance features speed/racing cars-Speedie Smith. The...More

Thank Julie D
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Julie, Thanks for the great review. Our staff is very glad that you were impressed, we spend a lot of time trying to see to it that our guests are pleased and impressed. We do have a lot of Ford speed parts along with over...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

"Speedy Bill's" Museum was on our list to see last week heading home from Yellowstone. We had absolutely no idea the vast amount of racing and other memorabilia that was there! We were speechless at every turn. I believe it is 150,000 square feet on...More

Thank BECKY P
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Becky, Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. Sounds like you enjoyed your visi. Come back soon to visit

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're a car enthusiast, car racing fan, or are just interested in cars then this museum is a must! Even if you don't know anything about cars, like me, you'll enjoy looking at the awesome cars on display.

Thank Chris S
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Chris, Thanks for the review and for pointing out that you don't need to be a gear head to enjoy our museum

Reviewed 1 week ago

I do not know much about cars, engines, or racing. However I took my family there due to the Nebraska Passport program. Am I sure glad we came. This is a massive museum of all things related to car racing. The displays were wonderful. Everything...More

Thank 3adam84
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Adam, Thanks for the review. From Indy Cars to Pedal Cars, that sums of it

Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW, if you have any interest in racing and speed records, this is a must see. the people, cars, engines, testing its all here. Three floors of a great collection of autos and land speed. The staff is very helpful with info on any thing...More

Thank crc763
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to submit a review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum of American speed is quite a conglomeration of some small medium and large collections of various things. Yes there is a bunch of Indy and open-wheel race cars that are displayed wonderfully and laid out in a very spacious Museum it must be...More

Thank CharleySays
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Charlie, Thanks for the great review. We do have something for everyone as you pointed out

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're a race fan, or interested in things mechanical, you'll love this place! Whenever I'm within a couple hundred miles of Lincoln, I'll find a way to stop by. I just have two minor criticisms: 1) Their hours are much too short, and; 2)...More

Thank jmcvey123
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

jmcvey123, Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. First off we want to thank you for being a multiple repeat visitor. We would also like to respond to both of your comments while letting you know that we appreciate such critiques. 1 -...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting history of car racing. They also have a very large collection of pedal cars. This is a very clean and well organized museum.More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We appreciate it very much when people take the time to submit a review. We are glad that you enjoyed our pedal car collection. We hope to VERY soon have our new pedal toy display area open to the public. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up in Lincoln and was not aware of this place until it was suggested to me during a recent visit. I was very impressed by the amount of material on display that chronicled both racing and automotive history. I highly recommend a guided...More

Thank Chris H
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Chris, Thanks for the review. Within the past 2 years we have became more visible to the people that are from the Lincoln/Omaha area. We have went from being only open on Friday afternoon for a very scripted tour that required our guests to be...More

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Nikia H
28 July 2017|
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Response from MuseumAmericanSpeed | Property representative |
Hello Guests, our admission prices are as follows. $15.00 for those under 65. $10.00 for those over 65. Students are $10.00 under 18. We are a Blue Star Museum and allow military families up to 5 people free admission... More
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Gwenith E
2 July 2015|
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To all that are asking questions about our hours here is an overview. Until the first week in October we will be open Monday - Friday at Noon through 4:30. We are closed on most holidays and associated days due to staffing... More
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