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Omaha Children's Museum

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kids had a great time!

Had so much to do for all of my grandkids!! Very hands on stuff with lots of imagination! Kids... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Van Horne, Iowa
Great place for kids

I take my granddaughter the every time there is a new exhibit. She loves to go and we have a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cheryl j
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“ball room”(21 reviews)
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Hands-on museum that provides an ever-changing series of interactive exhibits, workshops, and special events.
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500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2505
+1 402-342-6164
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Reviewed yesterday

Had so much to do for all of my grandkids!! Very hands on stuff with lots of imagination! Kids loved the carousel.

Thank kerryleeless
Reviewed 1 week ago

I take my granddaughter the every time there is a new exhibit. She loves to go and we have a great time it’s so much fun for kids they get to do a lot of pretending and it’s so cute to watch how they relate...More

Thank cheryl j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our 18 month old. She had a blast in the area with the balls and in the area with the separate play spaces. Great for a hot or rainy day. Make sure if you are a member of your local science or...More

Thank michellecunz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favorite places to explore is the Children's museum, they always have different fun exhibits that complement there regular ones. We love the hands activities on and activities for the very active kids. Plan to possibly get wet because there interactive river is...More

Thank rektek7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Des Moines IA but will drive over to Omaha several times a year so that our 3 year old son and 4 year old daughter can play at the children's museum. They find something new every time we go there. We have...More

Thank GJLems
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take your kids where they can be free to be kids: touch, learn, and manipulate their environment. I didnt know we could have gotten free since we already belong to our local children's museum. So ask them before paying if they are...More

Thank Nanps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids absolutely loved the Children's Museum! There is so much to do here! They loved the dinosaurs and digging for fossils!

Thank StacieS262
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

My kids enjoy this but get pretty bored pretty quick. I have been to a lot of children's museums and I would have to say this lay out seems the one where it would be easiest to lose a kid. In fact I found a...More

Thank daisylouwho
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A must for kids to visit. They always change venues upstairs. Very impressive and entertaining for children. Highly recommended if in the Omaha area. Worth the trip if you have kids.

Thank 940lorettac
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This museum is excellent as an active learning experience. Activities change with the season. When we visited we participated in Chinese Dragon Parade! Kids of all ages loved this well supervised museum.

Thank John M
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Amy A
July 7, 2018|
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Response from annettet518 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a toddlers area for small children with soft toys etc. It has been awhile since I was there. My suggestion would be for you to call them and ask them what they currently offer. I did see families with all ages... More
Joyce S
March 31, 2018|
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Response from trainmasterjws | Reviewed this property |
Kind of depends on how many children, ages, and interests. there are several floors and areas of interest and play. I'd say to plan on a couple of hours, but you'll see when you get there. I guess if a child is having a good... More
June 23, 2016|
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Response from Veronica M | Reviewed this property |
The cafè is upstairs and has a great meal deal which includes an entree, drink, and side for $6. They have chicken nuggets, pizza, hot dogs, mini corn dogs, soft pretzels, nachos, and hamdoggers (a hamburger in a hotdog... More