Yoga with Youngins
Wednesdays
9:15 - 10 a.m.
June 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31


Grab your youngin and meet us on the mat for a peaceful and calming yoga session at Omaha Children’s Museum. A certified children’s yoga instructor will join us at OCM to teach yoga to children, ages 6 weeks to 18 months, (and their special adult) in a fun, relaxed and positive atmosphere that allows each child and adult to find peace and harmony within themselves.

This class is FREE, but requires registration online as space is very limited. Click on date above to register.

Free to all Members and Non-Members. Museum admission is not included. Limited availability for each session. Ages 6 weeks - 18 months. One adult per child is required. Must bring personal yoga mats. Mats are not provided.

*Cancellation Policy: Due to limited capacity, the museum requires a cancellation notice at least 48 hours in advance of the yoga session. To cancel your session, please call 402.342.6164402.342.6164

Fourth of July Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3
During museum hours


Celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend with patriotic-themed activities throughout the museum including the Red, White & Blue Science Show; milk fireworks; rocket exploration; and red, white and blue painting.
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.

July 6: Shannon Hite from Mutual of Omaha 
Bubble Days
July 19-24
During museum hours


It’s all about the Bubble. Join us for super bubble fun as we play, learn and even paint with bubbles. There will be Bubble Science Shows, bubble art, make-your-own bubble bottle, and much more.
Fairytale Ball
Saturday, Aug. 6
6 to 9 p.m.

Join Princess Poppy, Princess Lily, Princess Violet and Princess Rose for an enchanted evening at the museum! They're bringing their four princes and a fairy godmother to help make the night truly magical. Wear your finest gowns and tiaras!

We'll dine on scrumptious finger foods and yummy desserts fit for royalty. Activities throughout the night will include dancing (of course!), sword decorating, crown making and face painting, as well as a few surprises. The unforgettable night will end with fireworks.

Purchase tickets here.
Tickets are $20 each for members; $35 each for nonmembers. Seating will be limited, and no tickets will be available for purchase at the event. There will be a 7-night getaway to South Dakota given to one guest! No additional purchase is necessary; your ticket purchase automatically enters you into the drawing.

OCM Olympics
August 5-14
During museum hours


Join us as we celebrate the 2016 Olympics OCM style. It’s jumping, running, racing, and throwing fun!
Back-to-School Bash
Saturday, August 13
During museum hours


Summer’s almost over and it’s time to think about getting ready for school. Have some end-of-summer fun with our Back-to-School Science Show, make-your own notebook or bookmark, and join our Back-to-School scavenger hunt.
Worldfest Days
Sundays, August 21 & 28
1 to 3 p.m.


A partnership with Omaha Sister Cities Association, Worldfest Days features Omaha’s sister cities around the world. Receive a “passport” to get it stamped at each area and enjoy each city’s activities, crafts, games, performances and traditional food tastings for their space. On August 21, visit Braunschweig, Germany; Yantai, China; and Zalapa, Mexico. On August 28. Visit Shizauka, Japan; Siauliai, Lithuania; and Naas, Ireland.
Tinkerfest
Saturday, Aug. 27
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Tinkerfest will feature interactive exhibits by local and regional makers and inventors that highlight the process of making things in a way that engages the imagination of young festival-goers. Help take apart a car with the help of Walker Tire or experiment with circuits! In addition to the activities and demonstrations at the booths, the Omaha Children’s Museum will host a special DIY activity for children in the Maker Space – making a piano out of bananas.

Are you a maker? Apply to have a booth at Tinkerfest! Vendors with a variety of diverse backgrounds with a passion for creating will be accepted, particularly those who can offer a participatory activity at their booth in the areas of technology, arts and crafts, or anything that celebrates a DIY mentality. An online application is available here.
Autism Night
Sunday, August 28
5:30 to 8 p.m.


Special evening sponsored by Autism Action Partnership for children with autism and their families. The museum has worked with the University of Nebraska Medical Center to create an appropriate environment. This event is free for autistic children and their families.
Kidchella: Music and Arts Festival for Kids
Saturday, September 10
2 to 8 p.m.
Stinson Park in Aksarben Village, 2285 S. 67th St.


Kidchella is a kids music and arts festival celebrating the Omaha Children's Museum's 40th Anniversary featuring music, crafts, dancing, demonstrations, delicious food, local vendors and so much more.

Tickets now on sale! Purchase tickets here. Early bird tickets are $9.00 per person. As of August 1st, tickets will be $12.00 per person. Children under 2 are free.
A Haunting at Hogwarts
Saturday, Oct. 22
8 to 11 p.m.

Join us for an adults-only party at the museum with a Harry Potter twist! Enjoy a night at Hogwarts and show off your knowledge at the trivia challenge or try your hand at the special "Potions Class" Science Show. Start thinking of your best costume for the event - there will be a costume contest! Tickets are $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers, and include appetizers and desserts. Purchase tickets here!

Note: Must be 18+ to attend!