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International Quilt Study Center and Museum

1523 N 33rd St, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68503-1404
+1 402-472-6549
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A great museum for those that appreciate crafting & art

This museum houses a great and extensive collection of quilts. The exhibits rotate and provide a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Micky O
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Richmond, Virginia
via mobile
QUILTERS: THIS IS A MUST SEE MUSEUM

Three floors of quilts displayed at one time. Galleries are changed, so you won't see the same... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debby S
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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1523 N 33rd St, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68503-1404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum houses a great and extensive collection of quilts. The exhibits rotate and provide a new and interesting experience with each visit. We especially enjoyed the mapping of Nebraska in quilts. Small entry fee and a nice gift shop and staff.

Thank Micky O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three floors of quilts displayed at one time. Galleries are changed, so you won't see the same exhibit each time you visit. This museum receives on going donations of quilt collections from all over the world. It is amazing. You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank Debby S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bautiful space, full of quilts from the world ... one room contained a quilt project that will expand your thinking about fiber art and quilting.

Thank JoAnna K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't quilt and loved these exhibits. As per the title this is an International Study Center. If you ever doubted that quilting is a high art form requiring technical skill, convince yourself here. Allow at least a couple of hours. Good luck deciding on...More

Thank JEF419
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent exhibition of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kurdistan textiles with well documented descriptions for each piece.

Thank Sugarmuffin_12
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you enjoy history and the art of quilting, and appreciate all that goes into it, this is a good stop for you.

Thank jolifive
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is a museum for textile art and the art department. The small wall hangings use quilting methods, but are pieces of art rather than usable quilts. The International Quilts from Central Asia were very interesting. If you want to see traditional quilts, you would...More

2  Thank Spike314159
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The Museum was recommended by the " Friends of the Museum". There was an absolutely beautiful collection of Singer Featherweights displayed at the time! Many many people were interested and in addition were able to see a portion of the largest quilt collection in the...More

1  Thank JC E
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I was disappointed by this museum. It is more of a building on the campus with a few art gallerias attached with some quilts in it. I have seen better quilts in my travels with the Amish. The quilts were mostly art style quilts and...More

Thank Kristin R
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in textile art then this is a must. If you like quilting this is a must. I liked the Kryzgestan and Kazakhstan work..very fine textiling. The parking is easy..the building is modern..the shop is interesting and definately a place to visit.

3  Thank Hilary H
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17 September 2015|
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Response from Micheal W | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express after a horrible experience at the Days Inn at the north end of Lincoln. We ate at several locations and I'm afraid I don't recall which restaurant was close to the museum. The museum and... More
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Adult admission is $6, children is $3.
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