Out of the Museum

This week’s mystery item might surprise you

You never know what you’ll learn by seeing different artifacts and materials at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum. If you know what this week’s mystery item is and whet ...

Today's item is a national history question

Answers to what this week’s mystery item is can vary, depending on what part of the country the reader calls home. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you ...

Record-setting answers this week

Wow! We had almost 30 replies about the Aug. 23 mystery item. We hope we can top that number this week. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you or someone you ...

Record-setting answers this week

Wow! We had almost 30 replies about the Aug. 23 mystery item. We hope we can top that number this week. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you or someone you ...

Sorry for stumping you with last week’s mystery item

We had a feeling that readers would be stumped with last week’s mystery item and we were right. No one responded with the right answer. While this week’s mystery item ...

We might stump you with this week’s mystery item

Four readers, including one in far-away North Carolina, knew where last week’s mystery item was worn and by whom. If you know what this week’s item is, please send ans ...

Where was this clothing worn?

Readers are on a roll again. Several readers knew what both variations of last week’s mystery item were called and their purpose. If you know what this week’s item is, ...

Who knew that everyone would know?

  We hit a key with last week’s mystery item. Readers immediately knew the answer to what the item was and its history.   Hopefully, this week will be the same. ...

The men are right

Two to two. It’s now a tie. Last week, two women knew what the mystery item was from the previous week. This week, two men knew the identity of last week’s mystery ite ...

The women are right

Lincoln women knew the purpose of last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, some men will respond with what this week’s mystery item is by next Tuesday. Answers will appear ...

What is this three-legged item?

We were sorry to stump readers this week. It doesn’t happen often, but when we do stump you, we don’t like it. Since Studebaker has a local connection, we were surprise ...

Exercise good throughout the ages and at any age

Studebaker is a household name and there is a local connection to it. Do you know where Studebaker originated and why? If you don’t know, you’re in for a surprise. Pl ...

Yikes, we stumped readers

It’s really lonely here this week at Out of the Museum. That’s because nobody responded with what last week’s mystery item was used for at the kitchen or dining ...

Continuing with the kitchen theme this week

Although reader response was lighter than expected for last week’s mystery item, we’re keeping with the food theme in hopes of stirring more responses from readers. Ac ...

Plenty of curly-hair fans in Lincoln

Readers came through this week big time in identifying last week’s mystery items, as the answers below show. We hope readers will know the purpose of this week’s myste ...