National Museum of Roller Skating delights and amuses visitors

Aug. 30, 2012, 6:50 p.m. (ET)

National Museum of Roller SkatingBy Tyler Keown

A couple weeks ago I was enjoying a leisurely drive. Instead of taking my regular route of O Street to my apartment, I took South.

After a few minutes of driving and rapping along with old songs by Outkast, I wound up at a red light and as I looked around, I noticed something interesting to my left: the National Museum of Roller Skating.

In Lincoln? Are we some kind of Mecca of roller skating? I feel like I would know about that.

I later mentioned the place to my editor as a potential story idea. A few days later, I found myself entering the museum doors with the intent to tell Lincoln about this seemingly secret museum.

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