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Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP), Lincoln, Nebraska Overview

Nebraska State Penitentiary is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was first opened in 1869, making it the oldest prison in the state. It currently is a mixed custody facility housing minimum, medium, and maximum-security adult males. The capacity of this facility is over 1300.


Michele Wilhelm
4201 S 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: 402.471.3161

Allyson Bennett, Public Information Officer

Capacity: over 1300

Visitation Hours:

General Population Inmates

Wednesdays: 8 am-12:00 pm, 1 pm-4:30 pm.
​Thursdays: 8 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:30 pm, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm.
​Fridays: 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:30 pm, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm.
Saturdays: 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:30 pm, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm.
Sundays: 8 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-4:30 pm.

Restrictive Housing Inmates:
Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-8:30 pm
Sundays: 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

For details:

Visitation Policies:

  1. All visitors must be on the inmate’s approved visitor list.
  2. Visitors with serious underlying medical conditions are not encouraged to visit.
  3. Individuals who are on quarantine/medical isolation status are not permitted to visit.
  4. During the facility screening, you must be able to answer “no” to the following questions: Do you have a cough, shortness of breath, or fever? Have you had contact with anyone who tested positive for COVID-19 in the previous 14 days? Have you traveled internationally in the last 14 days?
  5. Visitors must bring a mask to wear.
  6. Up to two adults are allowed at each visit, per inmate.
  7. Children (under age 18) are not permitted.
  8. If two adults plan to attend the same visiting session, each person should complete an online form and include the name of the second person.
  9. All visitation requests must be submitted at least seven days prior to the selected date.
  10. Visits are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. You will be notified by email at least three days in advance of your approved visit.
  11. Be sure to include alternative dates and times for your visit. If your first preference is already filled, the staff will try to grant your second or third request.
  12. If you need to cancel a visit for any reason, notify the facility as soon as possible.

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID Number
​Nebraska State Penitentiary
P.O. Box 2500
Lincoln, NE 68542-2500

Nebraska State Penitentiary
4201 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: (402)-471-3161

Security Level: Maximum
Type(s) of offenders: Adult Men

Sending Money To An Inmate:

Sending money to inmates can be done in the following methods:

JPay is the inmate media system provider for money transfers, photos, emails, and E-Cards.

Video Grams
Effective March 24, 2020, individuals will be able to send videograms to inmates. They are viewable on a JPay tablet and can be up to 30 seconds long. The cost is $1.25 for each message.

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Incarceration/Sentence Information:
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