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Museum of American Speed, Lincoln

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Founded in 1992 by “Speedy” Bill and Joyce Smith, the Museum of American Speed is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and displaying physical items significant in racing and automotive history. The vast collection resulted from the Smiths’ personal involvement in racing and hot rodding for more than six decades, and their lifelong passion for collecting and preserving historic automotive artifacts. The museum is a federally recognized 501(c)3 Private Foundation and currently encompasses more than 150,000 sq. ft. over three levels.

Located in Lincoln Nebraska on the Speedway Motors campus, the Museum of American Speed is one of Nebraska's best kept secrets and has a large collection of unique, one of a kind racing engines, automobilia, pedal cars, and toys.
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  • Wonderful exhibit. So often you see the black and white pictures of old racer cars. This place gives justice to the creativity, color, and spirit of the golden years of racing. Duane and Ed are... 
    Wonderful exhibit. So often you see the black and white pictures of old racer cars. This place gives justice to the creativity, color, and spirit of the golden years of racing. Duane and Ed are...  more »
  • Amazing collection. More than I could have imagined. Engine cars collectibles. Rare items that you Can’t find anywhere 
    Amazing collection. More than I could have imagined. Engine cars collectibles. Rare items that you Can’t find anywhere  more »
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  • This museum is packed wall to wall with anything and everything geared towards auto enthusiasts! The collection is quite impressive as to how they were able to fit all the vehicles, parts, and displays in the building. Employees were extremely knowledgeable providing explanations for items inside, offering guided tours, etc. If there’s not enough in the museum for you, they’re currently expanding the building to include a plethora of new exhibits/displays!
  • Wow, definitely something for everyone here from the beginning of automotive history. Tons of incredible race cars from almost every type of motorsports. Lots of very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff eager to visit with you.

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