November 9, 2015

Omaha Children’s Museum Family Membership Perks

Updated: April 2, 2018

Ever since Farley was a roaming toddler, we’ve had a family membership to the Omaha Children’s Museum.

He could play, he could create, he could learn. And for exhausted parents, it guaranteed a tired kid at the end of the day.

When Mooch came along, it became her playground too.

Mooch has loved shopping at the museum's grocery store since a young age.

Mooch has loved shopping at the museum’s grocery store since a young age.

I’ve often written about our adventures there, checking out the newest exhibits, enjoying the special events that we could attend for FREE with our membership (like themed nights or seasonal exhibits like the one opening soon – Santa’s Magic).

 

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A fan is born #StarWars

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Our loyalty to the museum through annual membership and frequent pictures shared from our visits helped secure a partnership between me as a writer and the museum as a major attraction in Omaha.

Part of that awesome partnership is a complimentary membership for my family. I would’ve renewed ours anyway and continued to tell you all about our adventures there, but this way I can help the museum out in areas they need (beyond just some mom raving about how awesome everything in general is).

 

 

One thing I haven’t written about much is all the perks we get with our family membership to the Omaha Children’s Museum. It goes beyond unlimited, FREE admission to the museum.

The Perks of OCM Family Memberships

*Unlimited, FREE admission to the museum

*Access to the traveling exhibits, like upcoming “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer” and “Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character and Confucius” (both opening May 26, 2018)

*Access to VIP events and member preview nights

*Access to member only hour every Tuesday through Friday at 9 a.m. (and Monday through Friday in the summer)

*Discounts on summer camps, birthday parties and museum store purchases

*Discounted admission to over 250 science centers

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Details

Cost: Starts at $119

Purchase your membership at OCM.org

Give the Gift of Play: Already a member? Give the gift of play this holiday season to a family you love so they can enjoy a whole year of fun.

Seasonal Exhibits:

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Meeting the Snow Queen at Fairytale Land

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Santa’s Magic – The day after Thanksgiving through Dec. 23

Cobweb Castle – October every year

 

To see what special exhibits are in the museum or upcoming, visit here.

 

Giveaway

Congrats! You found the hidden giveaway celebrating this blog’s fifth anniversary! In March and April, I’m giving away passes and tickets to some of my favorite things. This week, you can enter to win a family four pass to Omaha Children’s Museum (disclosure: I work there). Use the Rafflecopter form below to enter.

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The giveaway ends April 8, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CST. I’ll draw one winner and contact him/her via email within 48 hours. Winner has 48 hours to reply before I draw another winner. Must be 18 or older to enter; prize has no cash value. Good luck!

Comments

  1. Kelly Robinson says:

    I think it’s probably time for us to get a membership!

  2. We really should get a membership and visit more often. They always have so many neat changing exhibits.

  3. Annette Beaumont says:

    We love the Children’s museum! My boys are getting a little older now so we haven’t had a membership for a year or two, but the Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle exhibit sounds like a whole lot of fun for my boys!

  4. All my boys have enjoyed visiting the Children’s Museum and each had a favorite area! My youngest, age 8, would love TMNT!!!

  5. Melissa Flint says:

    My boys, ages 3 and 6 love going to the Children’s Museum. We only make it there once a year as it is but I know if we had a membership we’d go more often than that. The TMNT exhibit sounds amazing and my kids could spend the entire day in the room with the foam balls that they can shoot and have drop down on them. They love it!

  6. Stephanie says:

    I love this place. So much to do!

  7. Corinna Barrett says:

    This is such a fun Spring giveaway especially given this cold weather we have been having lately. The Children’s Museum is a great place to take my kids. They both love it!

  8. Maxine N says:

    My daughter LOVES science. I think she’d love to see the new additions to that area.

  9. I’ve taken my kids to the Lincoln Children’s Museum, but never the Omaha one. I think it’s about time I did. Sounds like a lot of fun exhibits!

  10. We drive in to Omaha often for day trips, but have not made it to the Children’s Museum yet.

  11. My daughter would love to visit the Children’s Museum!!

  12. Michelle says:

    My kids always love to go to the OCM! I think the new STEAM caves sounds fun!

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