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Museum of American Speed

599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
+1 402-323-3166
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Hidden Gem

We stumbled upon this museum for a Nebraska Passport stop, and I had no idea what to expect. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CGrosshans
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Lincoln, Nebraska
IMCA

We went to the museum for the IMCA banquet three years in a row and were completely taken aback... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
apoessnecker
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“racing history” (12 reviews)
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599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this museum for a Nebraska Passport stop, and I had no idea what to expect. It is amazing! I had no idea we had a real, bond fide, QUALITY racing museum here! There were so many interesting exhibits in this place in...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review. Our staff is pleased that you participated in the Nebraska Tourism Department Passport Program. We were proud to have been one of the 80 attractions for 2017. Although we will not be able to be part of the program in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the museum for the IMCA banquet three years in a row and were completely taken aback everytime we went! We spent about two hours everytime we went and still weren't able to see it all. Love the hospitality by all the staff!More

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

Thanks for taking the time to respond to our request for a review. We love the Ice Breaker event each year that the IMCA puts on the night before the National Awards Banquet. It's fun to meet all the different track and national champions. Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! Just wow! Loved my visit. Visited with my father-in-law. Him and I were awestruck! Thank you so much! I definitely want to visit again! Would love to do volunteer work there!More

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

Charles, Thanks for the review. We are pleased that you were able to visit with your father-in-law and that you both had a good time. We do have a volunteer program and are always looking for new people to get involved of all ages and...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We took our school club to Lincoln for our fall trip. The Museum of American Speed was one of our stops. I had no idea what to expect, but it was amazing! We were lucky enough to get a tour from a volunteer who was...More

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

Christa, First off we want to thank you for the review. It was great to have your school group visit us from Western Nebraska.Your students asked a lot of good questions and really seemed to enjoy the trip. Our Docents enjoyed answering the questions also....More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

This place has an absolutely enormous collection of automotive memorabilia. It was so much larger than I was expecting. Very well laid out and displayed. The hours are limited so, definitely check if they fit within your visit. It's a pretty impressive collection spanning several...More

Thank Erin B
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

eeboz, Thank you for the review and for pointing out our limited winter hours. It is always a good idea to check our web site and Facebook page for current hours. We are open only on Mondays and Fridays, Noon - 4:30 and Saturdays 9:00am...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

So much history packed in to one location. Incredible collection of vehicles associated with the history of each. Even your non-auto enthusiasts would enjoy ;-)More

Thank Fred K
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Fred, Thanks for the kind review, We do pack a lot of history into a 150,000 sq. ft. building. We have a lot of people that visit that are not gear-heads and most come away truly amazed and glad they came. We hope you get...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

You will be amazed by the automotive history hidden away in this museum. You will need more than one trip to take it all in!

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

teresafan1, We are glad we were able to amaze you. Some people come multiple times to see all we have to offer. Thanks for the review, come again soon.

Reviewed 13 November 2017

The speedway museum has it all! Anything from race cars to pedal cars to old lunch boxes just make sure to plan plenty of time to walk through. This museum will be a great experience definitely a one of a kind!

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

honda50blues, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisir

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Recommend taking the guided tour for starters, plan on most of the day to see everything. Friendly staff. PS enjoy the 4 banger Bonneville Dragster our neighbor has on loan there (Steele) I wouldn't have got in that thing.. lol Enjoy ScottMore

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Thank Scott R
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Scott, Thank you for the review. Our guided tour that starts at 1:00pm is a great way to learn about the stories behind some of the artifacts, we also allow our guests to tour the entire museum on their own and at their leisure. As...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

If you have any semblance of fuel running in your veins, this place is a DEFINITE MUST, especially if you have a thing for history and early innovators/designers. The degree of detail and presentation is outstanding. If I were to make one comment, it's that...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Scott, Thanks you for the review, your comment about having more information about some of the displays is well taken. As you said, some of our artifacts are so rare there is little to no information to share. We will look at our information signs...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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