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York, Nebraska: Marble Museum: World's Largest Collection

Lee Batterton's collection of over one million marbles, which he began in 1954 (Lee passed away in 2024). Said to be the largest on earth. Keep the kids busy by asking them to count them all.

Marble Museum

3120 S. Lincoln Ave., York, NE
I-80 exit 353. Drive north around a half-mile. On the left (west) side; look for the sign, "Antique Mall and Flea Market."
Daily 10-6 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free, donations accepted.
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Marble Museum.

Marble Museum: World's Largest Collection

Meet Lee and let him show you his marble collection. Make sure to ask him lots of questions -- he will get out his favorites.

[Katy Picciolo, 04/23/2023]

Marbles vending machine.

Marble Museum: World's Largest Collection

The museum has a neat sports marble collection and a cute vending machine.

[Traci Rowlett, 06/16/2022]

Marble Museum.

Marble Museum: World's Largest Collection

Enjoyed our brief visit to the Marble Museum. A friendly staff member shared lots of great stories about the collection. It's less than 5 minutes north of I-80.

[LAHS, 06/11/2019]

Kids and marbles.

Marble Museum: Lee's Legendary Marbles

Stopped in and Lee Batterton said kids always get a free bag. My little boy loved that!

[Hilary, 07/22/2017]

Marble Museum.

Marble Museum: Lee's Legendary Marbles

Pick up a few marbles and look through the antiques and marble display. Good stop to quickly stretch your legs. Clean small bathroom.

[Mel, 08/04/2015]

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