Omaha Children's Museum

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari features 18 dinosaurs, including 10 colorful new creatures such as a parasaurolophus, velociraptor and an ankylosaur. They're lifelike animatronic dinosaurs that will inspire the imagination!

Children will love all of the hands-on activities this summer including a kid-size safari jeep, three dig tables with realistic large fossils to uncover, a lookout tower, and the Mini Explorers area for children ages 3 and younger. Kids can even climb on some of the dinosaurs! 

Daily programs

Creature Feature

They are cute, crawly, and perhaps, a little creepy. Here's your chance to observe and interact with live animals and discover their connections to our prehistoric past. Monday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m., and Sunday, 1:45 p.m.

Fossil-tastic Fun

What do you get when you add dinosaurs + awesomeness? Fossil-tastic Fun! Come discover, create and imagine with us from 3-D dinosaurs to trace fossil imprints - anything is possible! Monday-Saturday, 12:45 p.m., and Sunday, 2 p.m.

Sluice Sleuth

Uncover the mysteries of mining with Inspector Rock. Learn all about mining as we pan for gems and fossils. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Safari Quest

Explorer friends, let's go on a crazy Dino Quest through the safari with Dr. Terry Dactyl. We will be searching, crawling, and climbing in search of unique landmarks, dinosaurs and safari treasure. Be sure to bring your sense of adventure! Monday-Saturday, 10:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11:30 a.m.

Weekly giveaways!

Find T. rex in the exhibit, snap a photo with him, and share it for a chance to win prizes all summer! Be sure to use #SmileWithTrex when you share the photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Privacy settings must be on public or we won't be able to see your photo.

A random winner will be drawn each week. The winner's name will be announced on Facebook and Twitter every Friday afternoon.





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Dwain Horn

Michael & Brenda Whealy  

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Omaha, NE 68102

20th and St. Mary's Ave.

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  • Member Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9am to 10am

(New Year's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Eve; and Christmas Day).


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