Lincoln Children's Museum celebrates 2.5 millionth visitor

2013-02-18T13:30:00Z 2013-02-18T20:01:16Z Lincoln Children's Museum celebrates 2.5 millionth visitorBy the Lincoln Journal Star

The Lincoln Children’s Museum welcomed its 2,500,000th guest at 10:50 a.m. Feb. 16. 

Grandparents Jerry and Connie Barnett of Lincoln brought their grandchildren Coco and Eddie to the museum at 1420 P St. with a plan to burn off some energy with a morning of play.

Their visit marked a milestone in the Lincoln Children’s Museum’s nearly 25-year history -- the 2.5 millionth museum guest was in their group.

As a result, the family received a variety of gifts and special recognition by the museum staff, including a five-year museum membership, a museum store gift certificate, a free week at a museum summer camp, a $25 downtown Lincoln gift card, an oversized cookie from The Cookie Company, and free kids meals from Sam and Louie’s Pizzeria.

“We were overwhelmed, but excited,” Jerry Barnett said.

Six-year-old  Eddie was thrilled. “We love to play, and this is a fun place. I’m excited to come back again and again,” he said.

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