Santa's Magic Shows
Friday, November 25, through Friday, December 23
The special exhibit Santa's Magic is an enchanting winter wonderland populated by friendly characters like the Snow Queen, Holly the Elf, and, of course, Santa. An interactive program is held daily:
Tuesday-Friday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Santa's Magic is FREE with museum admission, but requires a timed ticket due to limited seating in each show. Guests can get tickets near the exhibit prior to show time. Professional photographs are available for an additional cost.
Sunday, December 11
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. Register to
Yoga with Youngins
9:15 to 10 a.m.
January 4, 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
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 402.342.6164.
Light The Night
Friday, December 30
6 to 8 p.m.
Families can celebrate New Year’s Eve early with a late night of play at the museum. Take part in “light” themed activities including glow crafts and a special science show. The evening will conclude with an outdoor fireworks display.
Tickets to Light The Night are available now, and are $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Purchase tickets online here
, in person at the museum, or by phone at 402-342-6164. Tickets are limited.
First Wednesday of each month
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.
January 4: Rose Theater
February 1: Omaha World-Herald
Leader Reader Story Time is included with museum admission.
Star Wars Family Night
Saturday, January 14
6 to 8 p.m.
Head to the museum for a family night that’s out of this world. Enjoy Star Wars themed activities like the Forces Science Show and make-your-own lightsabers. Don’t forget your camera – there will be a lot of photo opportunities with characters and the Imperial March through the museum.
Star Wars Family Night is included with museum admission.