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Omaha Children's Museum

500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2505
+1 402-342-6164
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Good for adults too!

I have so much fun at this museum everytime I go to this museum. They always have activities that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
creutzel38
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Omaha, Nebraska
Bring plenty of hand sanitizer and watch out for unsupervised kids

While some of this is just part and parcel of a typical children's museum this one could use some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tachyonbb
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Omaha
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Hands-on museum that provides an ever-changing series of interactive exhibits, workshops, and special events.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grocery store” (31 reviews)
“ball room” (22 reviews)
“ball area” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2505
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+1 402-342-6164
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"grocery store"
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"ball area"
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"face painting"
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"plastic balls"
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"all ages"
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"science area"
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"great place for kids"
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"hands on activities"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"older kids"
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"lots of fun"
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"year olds"
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"rainy day"
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"different areas"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have so much fun at this museum everytime I go to this museum. They always have activities that are good not only for children but for adults too. Always learning. Love this museum!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While some of this is just part and parcel of a typical children's museum this one could use some cleaning and some better supervision. When parents do not supervise their children it is incumbent on the management to take over. Too many running/screaming kids, not...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This two-story children's museum and play place has something for every age child. We stayed two and a half hours and there was plenty of engaging things for the kids to do. Note - The train ride and carousel rides are $2 each extra. Note...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a classroom teacher, we receive a grant to visit the OCM and kids love it very year! So many different activities and areas that encompass the whole child-art, music, acting, science, physical play, thematic exhibits-there is something for all kids. My son is too...More

1  Thank H4044SHjenniferp
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Too many screaming kids, not enough adult supervision. They need to implement a rule about letting kids just run wild.

Thank Jason T
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Im a native Omahan, I remember when this place first opened. What a waste of time and money! What a GRAND surprise it is now. My grandkids could spend all day here! Interactive fun and games/crafts galore! JOIN up, you'll be back again and again!

1  Thank Nancy F
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

My daughter loves this place. There's a little supermarket & bank area that is really fun for them to shop around in. There's an area for the littlest kids to crawl around. They have a pneumatic balls area that shoots baseball sized plastic balls all...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Visiting Omaha for the first time we went to the Children’s museum. This is a great place for children to learn and play at the same time. We really enjoyed our visit.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

had a blast with my kiddos. This place has lots of learning activities for everyone. My 2 year toddler really enjoyed herself and also my 10 year old.

Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

It is nicely maintained with activities for most ages of kids. They have some Science shows, craft, panting, dancing activities going on throughout the day to keep children busy. It is conveniently located in downtown. There is one lunch place on second floor and some...More

1  Thank Best_traveler_now
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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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Lori C
23 October 2015|
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Response from Guitarjess | Reviewed this property |
I would say 1-10 would have fun, depending upon the kid. Our 10 year old had fun there in Sept. But she is on the top end I think.
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