First Friday Reception: PhotoFest Friday, March 6 | 4:30–7:00pm The Museum will offer extended hours and free admission for this First Friday event.
In partnership with the Sheldon Museum of Art's Lincoln PhotoFest, visitors are invited to preview the State Museum's exhibition Children of St. Augustine Indian Mission, Winnebago, Nebraska, portraits by Don Doll part of the First Peoples of the Plains: Traditions Shaped by Land & Sky.
Join us in the science lab the second Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm as we investigate a variety of science and natural history topics through hands-on activities and exploration.
Sunday with a Scientist: ASTRONOMY DAY Sunday, April 12 | 1:30-4:30pm
Members & UNL Faculty, Staff, & Students: FREE
Non-members: Regular museum admission
Join us for "Astronomy Day" celebrating the International Year of Light! Interact with astronomers, engineers and physicists to learn about planets, optics, telescopes, space travel, nanotechnology and more! Mueller Planetarium will present fulldome laser shows about laser technology in space at 2pm and 3pm.
A unique summer camp experience for kids ages 6-9. Five days, five locations, one great camp! Each day will be spent at a different kid destination in Lincoln: Lincoln Children's Museum, Morrill Hall, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln Children's Zoo and Pioneers Park Nature Center.