Leader Reader
First Wednesday of each month
11:45 a.m.


Local leaders visit the museum to read stories about their profession to the museum’s youngest guests. Plus, a book will be signed by the leader reader and given to one lucky child in attendance. This program is sponsored by Bellevue University.

May 3: Nebraska Ballet

Leader Reader Story Time is included with museum admission.


Omaha Gives!
Wednesday, May 24

Omaha Gives! is a 24-hour charitable challenge during which the museum and more than 800 other local nonprofits raise money together. Money raised during the challenge supports the museum's educational outreach programs and future exhibits. Donate to help our mission on May 24 online here or schedule a gift by May 23 at OmahaGives.org.
Running With Dinosaurs
Saturday, May 27
9 a.m.


We're kicking off our summer exhibit, Dinosaur Safari, with the silliest family fun run ever, Running With Dinosaurs! Running With Dinosaurs is a short dash down 20th Street with costumed dinosaurs running right alongside you. Every child participant receives a medal after crossing the finish line.

Participation is FREE, but registration is required. Please register each child in your group so there are enough medals. Register here.
Fairytale Ball
Saturdays, July 29 and Aug. 5
6 to 9 p.m.


The Omaha Children's Museum presents the enchanting annual event Fairytale Ball! Enjoy exquisite finger foods fit for young royalty; take a horse-drawn carriage ride; dance and sing to your favorite songs; and, of course, meet the charming princes and princesses (and maybe a magical fairy godmother). The evening ends with fireworks.

Purchase tickets for July 29 here.
Purchase tickets for Aug. 5 here.

Tickets are $35 each for general public and $20 each for members. Children under the age of 1 do not need a ticket. Little ones who will be eating or taking part in the crafts and activities do need a ticket.