All The Details You Need to Know

Omaha Children’s Museum is a great place to learn through play. To make your visits fun and easy, the museum offers the following amenities.

The museum offers free parking to its visitors. Lots can be entered off of St. Mary's Avenue. Additional metered parking is available surrounding the museum. Museum entrances are located on the south and east sides of the building. (click here for a map and driving directions)

Picnic/Vending Areas
We know that kids like to eat…all the time. For your convenience, there is a picnic area outside the museum’s south entrance furnished with tables. There are also a picnic/vending area just inside the museum’s south entrance and a seating area on the second floor by the Rainbow Café. (see museum map here)

Family Room
Need to take a quick break? The museum’s Family Room, inside Imagination Playground (see museum map here), offers several tables, chairs and couch for a quiet place to unwind. For your convenience, there is also a private Nurture Room for breastfeeding. There are also plenty of reading/resource materials for children and adults.

Drinking Fountains

Drinking fountains are located outside the restrooms off the lobby on the main floor and outside the second floor restrooms.

Getting Around

Handicap Accessibility
Omaha Children’s Museum is fully accessible. Many special exhibits are also fully accessible. See individual exhibit pages for more information.

There is an elevator to take guests to the second floor. The elevator is located just outside Imagination Playground. (see museum map here)


Restrooms with Changing Tables
There are restrooms with multiple stalls and changing tables on both floors. (see museum map here)

Small Potties & Handle Flushes
For those who are in the process of potty training, and those who simply prefer small potties (with handles that flush, rather than automatic flushes), they are located next to the Light Piano on the first floor. (see museum map here)

Family Restroom
A large family restroom is located just outside Imagination Playground on the first floor. (see museum map here)

For Your Stuff

Coat and Bag Lockers
There are lockers near the entrance by the front desk available for rental. They are perfect for storing anything you don’t want to hold while you play!

Stroller Parking
Stroller Parking is available outside the Wiggle Room just inside the entrance of Imagination Playground. (see museum map here)

Missing something?
Lost and found is located at the museum’s front desk.

Keeping Safe

Got a boo boo?
Basic first aid materials are available at the museum’s front desk. Staff members are also trained in basic first aid procedures.

Omaha Children's Museum guests receive discounted overnight rates at the Residence Inn Omaha Downtown.  This hotel is located just minutes from the museum at 106 South 15th Street.  Shuttle service to and from the museum is available upon request.  Please click here for rates and availability.

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