The National Museum of Roller Skating captures the history of roller skating through intriguing exhibits. Roll in and learn about the history of skating by touring the largest collection of historical roller skates.
The National Museum Of Roller Skating is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. This unique museum established in 1980, and it captures the art, sport, and history of roller skating. The museum has the largest collections of roller skating artifacts in the entire world. The artifacts here can even be dated back to the 19th century. The museum houses the roller skating archives, as well. The archives include publications and records of people, objects, events, and anything else that highlights roller skating. Come see the displays of the evolution of Roller Skating, and see how the patterns over the years have changed and how they have influenced the models of rollerblades and rollerskates today. Exhibits included in this museum are ones that highlight line skating, artist skating, roller hockey, speed skating, and roller derby. Come learn the unique history of roller skating. Exhibits travel back in time and roll deep into the history of each category and how it has impacted today's world of roller skating and rollerblading.
The National Museum of Roller Skating is open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. It is free to the public, however, donations to the museum are greatly welcomed. The museum is closed on weekends. All visitors can also enjoy the museum gift shop during hours of operation. Merchandise at the gift shop consists of t-shirts, patches, pins, postcards, and more. Visitors can also purchase printed publications about roller skating here. Publications include The History of Rollerskating, History of Skating on Ice and Roller-Skates, Rollerskating Association, and more. If you want to learn more, become a member and enjoy special access to artifacts and skating material that only members can experience.