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Omaha Children's Museum

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Address: 500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2505
Phone Number: +1 402-342-6164
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Our family loves the omaha children's museum. It is pricey, as adults have to pay to be there too, but it's worth it. It's all interactive and quite fun. It tires out the kids... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family loves the omaha children's museum. It is pricey, as adults have to pay to be there too, but it's worth it. It's all interactive and quite fun. It tires out the kids, (and husbands), too!

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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took or two grandchildren, ages 5 & 9, to the Children's Museum on a midweek day when there was no school. They have been there several times and it never gets old. The themes are always excellent, directed at activities or creativity. It is always hard to pull them away and we are all looking forward to the next... More 

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Robinson, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great rainy day activity after long day at zoo previous day. Sensory, involvement, creative play, kids able to be loud, enjoy self, little wait even on busy day.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place for children to have a fun learning experience. It is a bit expensive however, and not a place you want to visit for an hour or two. During the cold months though it is definitely a germ factory.

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Thank Dawsontodd
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The exhibits rotate regularly but stay long enough to enjoy a few times. My kids have been visiting there for the last 15 years and it is still a family favorite!

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Thank Cynthia C
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It was spendy... Check your local area museums to get a membership to save money but read the fine print. Needs to be further then 90 miles from your home address and from where you bought the membership. Lots to do, bring lunch and spend all day, kids will nap great! Good luck getting them to leave.

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Thank Motherof5Girls
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great place to allow the kids to work off some energy and learn at the same time. Themes change every few months. Many interactive play and learning experiences offered.

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Thank Linda P
Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great location for all Children to enjoy! We have a 10 and 1 year old, both were able to have fun at the stations! The educational side is simply amazing as well! I loved all the hands on activities available, so fun to be had! Make this a stop if your ever in the area!!!

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Thank smashleyann
Watertown, South Dakota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Museum is very small and dated. It was crowded and less activities than most children's museum. Staff was not keeping arts area stocked, seemed too busy chatting with coworkers. No fresh paint or water, out of paper. No special exhibit upstairs. Just a big empty space. Disappointed that they want you to pay even more to ride the train and... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This place is really need for children. We made paper cones to shoot and there are all kind of crafts to make. The air tubes that you put balls in all fun for all ages especially young children.

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