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Museum of American Speed

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Speedway motors museum

Unbelievable! It is a hidden treasure in Lincoln/Nebraska. You can’t imagine the cars, toys, lunch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Colossal Museum of American Racing

This is an unbelievable, staggering display of American racecars and engines. There are about 120... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gary B
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pedal cars”(71 reviews)
“racing history”(11 reviews)
“soap box”(9 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I couldn't believe all the many thoughts that had to go into all the many ideas, and headackes that were in the one museum. It was great!,I wish I would have had a week to go throught the wonderful collection. THANKS BILL & JOICE.

7  Thank Eldon R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 August 2013

This place has an incredible collection of cars and engines mostly related to American oval track racing. Unfortunately, the tour format in which a guide takes you around the museum for about 2-1/2 hours leaves no time to explore anything on one's own. As a...More

4  Thank Doug G
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Doug, We thank you for your review. We have responded to our guests requests and feedback by being open for more hours that in the past. We also no longer require our guests to take the Docent led tours. You can self tour at your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievable! It is a hidden treasure in Lincoln/Nebraska. You can’t imagine the cars, toys, lunch boxes, pedal cars, collectibles they have in this place! Everything is in pristine condition.....you can spend a full day in here if you truely want to see everything and read...More

Thank Winston13_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an unbelievable, staggering display of American racecars and engines. There are about 120 cars, hundreds of engines. The strength is early racecars, sprint cars, and midgets, but there are Indy cars, too. They also have the 5 millionth Ford Model T, a Shelby...More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the museum in May but they have moved things around and added exhibits since I was there. This visit was with Bonneville Salt Flats class record setting racers and the museum altered their usual pattern to accommodate our interests. A new display featuring...More

Thank Bonneville51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here many times. I always especially enjoy the extensive pedal cars collection, tin toys, music, soap box derby, slot cars, soda fountain and other fun, unusual exhibits.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I have been to this museum many times and it is always changing for the better. What a collection of very cool racing machines. I would highly recommend it!

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I've been to the museum twice===both times events were held there. I don't have that much interest in cars whereas a car person would truly love this place. Very comprehensive collection and I did find it interesting but just not my thing.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We entered this building and were just blown away by the quality of the displays from the beginning! You can go on a guided tour or just tour on your own. In October when we visited, they were only open on Mondays and Fridays for...More

Thank 2doglady
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Be sure to allow ample time to see all the great exhibits and memorabilia here. You could spend days there and not be bored if this is something which interests you.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We were blown away with this museum. So many items and 3 floors of things to see. You must see this museum.

Thank RON G
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I did recommend to every fan of car racing for touching real history. I was amazed by the sensations I could feel around the cars and pieces exhibited.

Thank psacevedom
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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
Gwenith E
1 July 2015|
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Response from MuseumAmericanSpeed | Property representative |
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