FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lincoln, NE (May 2022) - Beginning Saturday, May 7th, the National Museum of Roller Skating located at 48th and South streets will shift its public hours of operation to Wednesdays through Saturdays. Mondays, when the Museum is closed to the public, and Sundays will remain unaffected.
The NMRS hopes to encourage more patrons from the city of Lincoln as well as travelers passing through to visit the museum with our new weekend hours.
“We are delighted to offer Saturday hours. We are looking forward to the new hours giving even more visitors the chance to explore our wonderful collections and learn something more about roller skating. We especially hope the residents of Lincoln will take the opportunity to visit us with the new weekend hours.” – Nellie Anderson Lillie Vice President
Old Hours of Operation: Monday: Closed, Tuesday: 12 PM – 5 PM, Wednesday: 12 PM – 5 PM, Thursday: 12 PM – 5 PM, Friday: 12 PM – 5 PM, Saturday: Closed, Sunday: Closed.
New Hours of Operation: Monday: Closed, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: 12 PM – 5 PM, Thursday: 12 PM – 5 PM, Friday: 12 PM – 5 PM, Saturday: 10 AM – 3 PM, Sunday: Closed.
Admission is free, though large groups are encouraged to schedule a tour ahead of time. Local patrons should also be on the lookout for our new programming to begin later in the summer.
The National Museum of Roller Skating is the world’s only institution dedicated to sharing and preserving the history of Roller Skating. Founded in 1980, the museum has operated in Lincoln, Nebraska for over 40 years. Today, the National Museum of Roller Skating continues its mission of increasing the roller skaters’ understanding and appreciation of the rich history and accomplishments of roller skating and extending public knowledge of these past events.
For more information:
Max McKillip, Head Archivist
Nellie Anderson Lillie