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University of Nebraska State Museum

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Elephant Hall

What a great old museum. So many cool things to see large and small. Lots of history to explore in... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Morrill Hall and Mueller Planetareium

Morrill Hall is an outstanding museum of Paleontology and collection of fossils of Mesozoic... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Museum with exhibits about life on the plains.
307 Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
+1 402-472-2642
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 January 2006

If I am having guests come into town I always tell them to visit Morrill Hall (aka University of Nebraska State Museum). The museum has the world's best collection of fossil mammoths. And are they big! The museum is very well done. Children have enough...More

5  Thank beckyNE
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

This was my third visit to this museum in my lifetime. The first two times was by car and it was a very enjoyable experience. This time my son and I are on a tour from Minnesota to San Diego. I am pulling a pop-up...More

3  Thank JoeGartner
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

What a great old museum. So many cool things to see large and small. Lots of history to explore in this museum.

Thank RON G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Morrill Hall is an outstanding museum of Paleontology and collection of fossils of Mesozoic creatures. In addition, displays of Nebraska wildlife as well as game birds of the world. Every few months they change up an exhibition on interesting displays, for example bacteria and viruses....More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We have visited this museum at least four times, which is a lot for out of towners. This place is huge, we said multiple times, oh my gosh there's more? The kids are always in awe of the giant mammoths displayed right as you walk...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A lovely little museum on the University of Nebraska's campus. Some of the exhibits are a little old, but it's still a lovely museum. You could spend all day here looking at each room.

Thank wx4rmk
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Even the people who have lived in Nebraska all of their lives don't know about all of the terrific things that are in Morrill Hall. It's Historic, it's prehistoric and really fun to see where the best things in Nebraska (that can be moved) end...More

Thank deforestn
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We have always loved taking our kids to Morrill Hall and now our grandkids love this place as well. The great hall has so many impressive and enormous elephants and other animal bones. The exhibits always seem to amaze the kids and the interactive room...More

Thank JanieDo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Brought my daughter to see the fossils and the planetarium. The parking lot was under construction, so we worried about the parking, but it was right in front and was close, so that was nice.The planetarium did not have any shows available during my visit,...More

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Morrill Hall is a great place to take in a bit of history ranging from fossils to Native American artifacts. Interesting and informative displays make it easy to lose track of time.

Thank Jody S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

They have very interesting artifacts and displays that tells the history of Nebraska. They do have some interactive things for children learn from. You will be amazed at the size of the skeletons of the mammals.

Thank jdharper2016
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Grew up in Nebraska and visited Elephant Hall on many occasions. Now it was time to go back with my grandkids. The adults were impressed, but the kiddos were blown away. Having a place like this in the middle of the country is wonderful. Nobody...More

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For the museum, $6 for adults, $3 for kids 5 - 18, free for kids younger than 5. There are discounts and family memberships available. The planetarium costs $3 or $4 extra based on age.