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Omaha Children's Museum

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Address: 500 South 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102
Phone Number: 402-342-6164
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Hands-on museum that provides an ever-changing series of interactive...
Hands-on museum that provides an ever-changing series of interactive exhibits, workshops, and special events.
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Fun Place for the Kids!

They have a wide variety of things for kids to do. The grocery store, bakery and grill were the kids' favorite. I took my 6 and 9 year old sons and a friend and all had a good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Minden, Iowa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

They have a wide variety of things for kids to do. The grocery store, bakery and grill were the kids' favorite. I took my 6 and 9 year old sons and a friend and all had a good time and didn't want to leave. A must see if you're in Omaha!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My kids love this place and have for years. The ever changing exhibit upstairs allows us to experience something new each time but the downstairs area provides their old favorites they love to play with again and again. Google coupon codes (or check out things to do in omaha's website) because it can get expensive for a family of 4

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MINNEAPOLIS
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

My family and I have been visiting the museum at least for the last 5 to 6 years and have enjoyed each visit. Last year there was a black out so we were unable to visit but was given a family free pass. Well we were able to use it this year for our family vacation and it was great.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This childrens museum is small compared to the one in Lincoln. It is still fun though, with lots to do for younger children. The upper floor has a carousel and train, but you have to pay $2 per ride. There is a really cool Lego exhibit there right now, which my kids loved, including the 14-year old.

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Dallas Center, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I took 4 of my grandchildren, ages 4 months to 10 years, to the Omaha Children's Museum in mid-August. It was a wonderful day, they loved the new HyVee grocery store. They participated in one of the science events / experiments. It was very clean, very safe, the staff were very friendly and helpful. All the kids want to go... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I like how everything is structured you have your choice of free play or structured activities. I did not go upstairs due to it being an additional charge. However, my children between the ages of 6 and 14 all enjoyed themselves.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We attended while a Lego exhibit was set up on the second floor and we brought our two children: a girl age 2 and a boy age 5. Our son loved building Lego racing vehicles and testing them on the racing ramps just like at Legoland. That was not the best part though. The kids played for over an hour... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We get yearly passes here for the family (4 young kids). They change the upstairs every few months and the kids get super excited to see what they have. My kids ranging in age 2 to 13 LOVE the museum!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We've been to a few other children's museums so expected to see a lot of the same things, and boy were we pleasantly surprised! Of course the standards were there: grocery store, doctor office, theater play and such. But in addition there were makers spaces, a huge room of ball fun, a princess dance party, Lego room, and more! We... More 

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Parsons, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My granddaughter really enjoyed the museum. At five years old, there was lots for her to do. We really enjoyed the science demonstration and going up and down the musical stairs.

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