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Omaha Children's Museum


Get ready for the whole family to learn through play! Omaha Children’s Museum is the most visited museum in Nebraska and features outstanding interactive permanent exhibits focused on art, science and early childhood education. Exhibits include giant ball machines, a kid-sized grocery store, tire and auto service center, science and technology lab, maker-space, art studio and much more! Traveling exhibits, daily educational programs, special events, food and gift shop are also featured. Open year-round. Accessible.

Hours and Price - General
  • Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm; Closed Mondays & major holidays; Extended summer hours offered Memorial Day through Labor Day - check for details
  • Price: $12 ages 2-59; $11 ages 60+; FREE under 24 months and Members.
Additional Details - Menu
Rental Price - Rental
  • Rental Price: $1200 - $1500
  • Forest Animals Program

    Mar 20, 2018

    Papio Missouri NRD will be at the museum to introduce children to a few forest animals on March 9, 15, 16, 20 and 23. Programs will be held at Camp Cottonwood inside the Forever Forest exhibit at

  • Arctic Wonderland

    Mar 20, 2018 Recurring daily

    Visit Omaha Children's Museum small exhibits space for an interactive experience teaching children about Arctic inhabitants and the science behind some of the Museum's favorite snowy activities.

  • Forever Forest

    Mar 20, 2018 Recurring daily

    Exploring the realities of forests through play, this exhibit includes a tree top climber, a realistic mini replica of a Union Pacific engine, a kid-sized home kids can help build, and more.

  • Meet Former Harlem Globetrotter Choo Smith

    Mar 27, 2018

    Meet the former Harlem Globetrotter, Choo Smith, and hear his empowering words promoting hope and leadership in children, and perhaps he'll show some of his famous basketball tricks!

  • Family Date Night: Science Shenanigans

    Apr 7, 2018

    Science Shenanigans includes hands-on activities like making slime and a garden in a glove, as well as weather experiments and nano butterfly colors.

  • Lil' Scientist Day

    Apr 24, 2018

    Omaha Children's Museum has fun activities and science shows to help little scientists explore scientific concepts. Events are part of the NE Sci Fest.

  • Harry Potter Family Night

    May 12, 2018

    Omaha Children's Museum will have a magical night for wizards, witches and muggles alike! All ages are invited to this special event inspired by Harry Potter, featuring quidditch tryouts, owl

  • Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character and Confucius

    May 26, 2018 Recurring daily

    Experience what life is like for children in China today as you become a researcher at a panda reserve, cook a delicious meal in a traditional restaurant, play games and exercise in a park, explore

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer

    May 26, 2018 Recurring daily

    Experience the first-ever museum exhibit featuring the four heroic ninjas-in-training—Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™! Leap to the rescue as you learn teamwork, collaboration, and

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