University of Nebraska State Museum of Natural History and Mueller Planetarium

14th and Vine St, Lincoln, NE 68588

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About This Destination

In Morrill Hall on UNL City Campus - The region's premier natural history museum features the world's finest collection of fossil elephants. Learn about Nebraska fossils, bizarre beasts, minerals and meteorites, evolution, ancient weapons, dinosaurs, monsters of the ancient seas, African and Native American cultures and more. Explore interactive wildlife dioramas, a gift and rockshop, and the hands-on Marx Science Discovery Center. Experience high-tech adventures in Mueller Planetarium's 360-degree fulldome theater. Open Mon-Sat, 9:30am-4:30pm; Thu until 8pm; Sun, 1:30-4:30pm. Closed major holidays. Admission: $6 adults, $3 children, $13 families.

Hours

Sunday:

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Monday:

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday:

9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Friday:

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday:

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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