Egg-cellent Science


Saturday, April 19
during museum hours


It’s time to get your egg on! Enjoy eggy eggsperiments all day throughout the museum. Plus a special character appearance from the Easter Bunny!

Science Center – Egg experiments in curiosity corner
Creative Arts – Egg drop challenge
Science Day
Sunday, April 27
1 - 5 p.m.


Enjoy a day dedicated to the fun and mystery of science!

Science Center:
April Fools Science Show at 2 & 3 p.m.
Mad Scientist Show at 2:15 & 3:15 p.m.
Zula Patrol Dome Show at 4 p.m.
Curiosity Corner: Enjoy a new activity each hour
Family Discovery Room: Science for the little ones – sink or float
Creative Arts: Explore polymers by making bouncy balls with Borax
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 11
during museum hours


Make mom’s day special with a visit to Omaha Children’s Museum. Celebrate all things about mothers with different family activities in each area.
World Scratch Day
Saturday, May 17
during museum hours

Scratch Day is a worldwide event where people come together to celebrate our favorite introductory programing language, Scratch! Take place in drop in workshops and get yourself started in the exciting world of coding, all day during our world scratch day event!
Children's Parade
Saturday, May 24
9 a.m.


Kick off summer and the opening of Dinos: The Big Dig with the fourth annual children’s parade on May 24th at 9 a.m. Dress up in costume, decorate a float or come as you are! Families will walk, bike or push strollers on 20th Street from The Rose Theater to the museum (about two blocks). You won’t want to miss the fun this Memorial Day Weekend.

Free registration is required online at OCM.org. Sign-up for the float contest for only $5 and become eligible for a grand prize! Go to OCM.org for further details.

*Float and Parade Registration not available until April 21.
Dinos: The Big Dig Grand Opening


Saturday, May 24
10 a.m.


Grab a shovel and dig in to Omaha Children’s Museum’s blockbuster exhibit: Dinos: The Big Dig! Explore roaring robotic dinosaurs, unearth fossils in a two story dig pit, pan for real gemstones in the mine, and take a ride on the Dinosaur Train! Be the first in the new exhibit and enjoy the ribbon cutting at 10!