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Museum of American Speed

599 Oak Creek Drive, Lincoln, NE 68528
+1 402-323-3166
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fast, faster, and fastest

WOW, if you have any interest in racing and speed records, this is a must see. the people, cars... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
crc763
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Bellevue, Nebraska
Huge Museum - collections of all things racing and automotive

The Museum of American speed is quite a conglomeration of some small medium and large collections... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
CharleySays
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Atascadero, California
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“pedal cars” (64 reviews)
“racing history” (12 reviews)
“soap box” (10 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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Reviewed 13 September 2017

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

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

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

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

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

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

Reviewed 8 September 2017

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

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 10 September 2017

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 4 September 2017

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

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

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

Reviewed 3 September 2017

For a car guy and race fan, this is a must-see attraction. Three floors of every kind of race car, plus hundreds of exceptional automotive history exhibits. Truthfully, one could spend days here and not absorb it all. The staff is very friendly, outgoing and...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Motherroad, Thanks for taking the time to submit such a great review. You have summed up our museum very well. This is high praise from someone that has been to all the great automotive museums in the country. We are proud to have recently been...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We decided to check this place out because it seemed like the thing to do while in Lincoln - it's a auto lovers dream come truck! We're not big on cars but enjoyed seeing all the racing cars as they progressed over the years. It...More

Thank Vicki L
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Vicki, Thanks for the review. The Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Wall is the largest collection of it's kind. It helps to tell the story of one of the most iconic engines in history. Everyone of the hundreds of manifolds are different. Not really odd just...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

An excellent museum well worth the visit. The exhibits are spread over three floors with a lot of historic race cars and other rare cars, such as a Tucker and a Kurtis. The third floor is devoted to racing or car-themed toys. Expect to spend...More

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to submit a review

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Shows a lot of the history of American autos, with a strong focus on racing. Well lighted, large windows add to the attractiveness, very clean and well staffed.

Thank Antelope2
MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Reviews like yours help us remain the #1 Attraction in Lincoln according to TripAdvisor. Thanks

Reviewed 24 August 2017

This museum is huge so plan to spend several hours. Car designs from the start of automobile days to current luxury as well as race cars. Including land speed record holders and NASCAR vehicles.

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MuseumAmericanSpeed, Staff at Museum of American Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for the review

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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
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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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