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Omaha Children's Museum

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Address: 500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2505
Phone Number: 402-342-6164
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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
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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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Great for 3-5 year olds

Plenty to do for young ladies at ages 3-5, including the glitter tattoos, the carousel, the train, the grocery store, and the pneumatic ball drop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty to do for young ladies at ages 3-5, including the glitter tattoos, the carousel, the train, the grocery store, and the pneumatic ball drop.

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SOUTH DAKOTA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with 2 year old granddaughter she was thrilled, they had a program with Elsa character and she was elated, hours of fun they do charge a fee but it is well worth it

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place will probably set you back about $20 if you have two kids. Its well worth it. Lots of educational play for kids without any overt controversial subject matter. I enjoy this place because there are complicated Rube Goldberg ball drops, play shopping areas, pedal race cars, full-sized machinery and more.

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Thank Thomas B
Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a wonderful place to take your kids or grandkids. It's a great learning experience for the kids and they change their exhibits periodcally so you see something new all the time. Great time, well worth it.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for the first time and took our six year old granddaughter. I think parts of it were a little overwhelming for her at first but she enjoyed everything once she started experiencing it.

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MINNEAPOLIS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the traveling exhibit this year. Pirates and mermaids. The .use um looked amazing. Noticed a few upgrades. The big cow was removed and replaced with Omaha Steaks. Still a great place to visit. Almost missed it this year. Arrived 30 minutes before closing and still had to pay full price. 😑

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter had an absolute blast at this museum. While my daughter was scared of the underwater exhibit, I thought it was great. She did get over her fears enough to search for fossils/gems in the Big Dig (there is an extra fee for this). Loved the "city" where she could go into a bank, grocery store, auto repair shop,... More 

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Thank frank396
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to spend inside time at for kids. They have some consistent displays and some that change. Check the website. If you are a member of your museum at home, you may get discounts here or admission for free. They have a room to make art projects and it is always different. There is a separate play area for... More 

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Westmont, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kids, boys aged 6 and 4, really enjoyed the day we spent at the children's museum. Best for young children. Small but plenty of hands on learning. It was small enough that we spent 2 hours then left to go to a local restaurant and then came back to spend another hour or two. They had shows going throughout... More 

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids were happy.. Lots of fun watching them explore the whole place.. If you are a family with young kids don't skip this place...

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