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Omaha Children's Museum

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Address: 500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102-2505
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+1 402-342-6164
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10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
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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Great fun for children as well!

We enjoy seeing our grandson's face light up with joy and imagination at all the different areas! Go when well-rested because it's high energy when you step in the door.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lisa R
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Omaha
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Omaha
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy seeing our grandson's face light up with joy and imagination at all the different areas! Go when well-rested because it's high energy when you step in the door.

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Thank Lisa R
Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have taken the Grand Kids several times over the past years. They enjoy it as I let them run loose. However, I find it very expensive. Senior rate is high and about all I do is try to find a place to sit do to medical problems. I believe the areas have gotten better as far as cleanlines. Any special... More 

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Thank Douglas R
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This definitely caters more to kids 12 and under. They have special engagements that are often geared towards old crowds. You can spend as little or as much time as you want here. For younger families I'd definitely recommend a yearly pass. If there is a downside, it's parking. Busy days can make it almost impossible to find a spot... More 

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Thank Douglas B
Omaha, Nebraska
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy this museum with our three-year-old granddaughter. She loves the hands-on crafts. They have lots of fun activities. If we lived there, we would become members.

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Colorado Springs, Co
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids love this place and all of the activity going on all around the adults will entertain you! Plan on a couple of hours for this attraction, there are picnic tables outside if you want to bring a sack lunch for the nicer days!

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Thank Teresa I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought our 4 kids here ages 3 - 14 and all of them loved it! They had a great time and it was a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Parking was a little difficult as all the spots in their lot were full, but we found parking across the street from their parking lot.

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Thank Mark L
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know i thought there would be cool technology here but it's all kinda crappy wood, plastic and paint.

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Thank CaribbeanFan79
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Omaha Children's Museum is a great place to take children. Hands on exhibits and a large building to roam around.

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Thank Monica L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great place to go with small children. I took children ranging in ages 20 months - 11 years old. The 10 and 11 year old were bored but the 20 month old, 3 year old and 5 year old had a great time. Lots of different play areas. Loved the HyVee experience, the water play area and the ball area.

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Thank Tammy G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for young kiddos to have fun and let some energy out! Love there shows too. Lots of activitis to keep the kiddos busy and interested all day long. I also love there baby room for little ones that arnt quite walking yet.

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Thank Lizbeth G

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