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Omaha Children's Museum

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Kids love it!

Our grandkids always request a trip here when in town. It’s nice they change some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard H
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Omaha, Nebraska
Kids have so much fun

I have been going there for years and the improvements are amazing. My kids use to have so much fun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mhenry525
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Omaha, Nebraska
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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
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+1 402-342-6164
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our grandkids always request a trip here when in town. It’s nice they change some of the attractions but keeep the imaginative activities, like shopping, banking, cooking etc. grandparents be prepared for chaos. Lots of kids with sniffles......

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going there for years and the improvements are amazing. My kids use to have so much fun and now my grandchildren can spend hours there. summer mornings are usually crowed, but otherwise well worth the money

Thank mhenry525
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 10 September 2018

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 3 September 2018 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

1  Thank michellecunz
Reviewed 29 August 2018

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 22 August 2018

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 22 August 2018 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 21 August 2018

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 13 August 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

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Amy A
8 July 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
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Joyce S
31 March 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
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jokaba
23 June 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
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