5/28/2016 - 9/4/2016
Ahoy! Get swept away this summer inside the swashbuckling world of
Pirates and Mermaids: Voyage to Creature Cove. The interactive exhibit
features a 40-foot pirate ship, a ball pit ocean and up-close encounters
with real sea life as well as huge prehistoric creatures from the deep
Children can pretend to be buccaneers, mermaids and sea creatures in a
playful world designed just for them. There are many interactive daily
programs led by pirates, mermaids and trained museum staff to engage the
mind and spark the imagination. The popular mermaid programs are held
five times a day!
Grab your mates and head for the high seas this summer! Exhibit runs through Sept. 4.
"Discover What Makes a Reptile a Reptile"
June 30; July 7, 19 and 21; Aug. 2 and 4; from 1 to 3 p.m.
Papio-Missouri River NRD will bring in educational animals to help children learn about interesting reptiles.
July 12 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Nebraska Games and Parks will instruct children on the art of fish
printing. Fish printing, or fish rubbing, is a practice which dates back
to the mid-1800s. This form of nature printing may have been used by
fishermen to record their catches, but has also become an art form of
5/28/2016 - 8/7/2016
Princess Poppy and her three friends, Princess Rose, Princess Lily and
Princess Violet, are back to engage children’s imagination in an
enchanting exhibit! Enjoy a sing along, dancing knights and make your wish come true in our “Once Upon a Wish” program! In this wonderful world where books and
stories come to life, you’ll never know what adventure you’re in for
next! Three different programs are offered daily.
Note: Fairytale Land will be closed on Saturday, August 6, in preparation for the Fairytale Ball.