The mission of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum is to inspire an understanding of the cultural and artistic significance of quilts by collecting, preserving, studying, exhibiting, and promoting discovery of quilts and quiltmaking traditions from many cultures, countries, and times.
The International Quilt Study Center & Museum is located on the East Campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, at 33rd and Holdrege Streets. Visit the new museum to enjoy the world-class collection, first-class exhibitions, a virtual gallery, and experiences for all ages. The Center houses the largest publicly held quilt collection in the world. The 3500+ quilts date from the early 1700s to the present and represent more than 25 countries. The International Quilt Study Center & Museum makes its academic home in the Department of Textiles, Clothing and Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences. Admission, Adults $6, Children 5-18 $3, 2 Adults with children $12. Hours Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 4:00, Sunday 1:00 – 4:00, closed Mondays and University holidays.