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Omaha
As Nebraska's largest and most distinguished art museum, Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha has served as the premier center for visual art since opening in 1931. Joslyn's collection features work from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and ...
Omaha
A special place where children can challenge themselves, discover how the world works and learn through play.
Omaha
Gained from a visit to Lauritzen Gardens today are tranquility, appreciation of nature's beauty and wonder, inspiration for visitors' own gardens and the pleasure of watching the seasons change and garden spaces evolve through time. In the future, c...
Fun Plex
(4 Miles)
Omaha
Fun for the whole family, including; the slick track, bumper boats, bumper cars, and go-gator kiddie coaster and the waterpark. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Omaha for kids.
Omaha
A water and amusement park which includes wave pools, kids' pool, waterslides, go-cart track, tilt-a-whirl, bumper boats and cars, miniature golf, and batting cages.
Omaha
Beautiful architecture blends with memories of a time gone by at The Durham Museum. Making its home in one of Omaha's most unique treasures, Union Station, The Durham Museum offers a fascinating look at the history of the region as well as offers bro...
Omaha
Step into the rainforests, deserts, wander through an ocean and more all through total immersion exhibits like the Lied Jungle, Scott Aquarium or the Desert Dome.
BounceU Omaha
(6 Miles)
Omaha
Offers it's trademarked standard of inflatable fun, with offerings ranging from classic bounce houses and slides to mazes, obstacle courses and more including organised games, music, toys and other features.
Bellevue
Walking or hiking the trails of Fontenelle Nature Association is an experience unlike any other within the Omaha metro area. FNA owns and manages 2,000 acres of conservation land and 26 miles of marked trails. These unique areas have been protected s...
Omaha
An Omaha family entertainment center filled with great fun for active kids and their families. Skating, rock climbing, laser tag, bumper cars and even a roller coaster!
Council Bluffs
The construction of the transcontinental railroad played a major role in the development of southwest Iowa, and vice versa. The history of this era is well preserved in the former 1899 Rock lsland Depot located at South Main Street and Sixteenth Ave...
Gretna
People love the caramel apples, the hay-rack rides, and the Pigtucky Derby Pig Races, but it's the memories and traditions that keep them coming back. We take great pride in the role we play as a wholesome family entertainment destination, and we hop...
Gretna
All of the various species on display in both the aquarium and large terrarium are either native to Nebraska or have been successfully introduced here. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Lincoln for kids.
Ashland
The Strategic Air & Space Museum is committed to providing guests with engaging experiences that will inspire the young - and the young at heart - as they explore the worlds of aviation, history, science and technological innovation.
Weston
Discover the Florida Everglades on a thrilling airboat adventure! Glide over the sawgrass and cattails and let your spirit soar as you hear the stories of this unique environment. Hold an alligator and see a Florida Panther in our exhibit areas featu...
Arbor Day Farm
(40 Miles)
Nebraska City
Discover something new. An attraction that surrounds you, touches all your senses, and captivates you with fun and discovery - every time you visit. A visit to Tree Adventure instantly puts you in the midst of both the grand majesty and the up-clo...
Harlan
Welcome to the Shelby County Historical Museum, located at the corner of Pine Street and Morse Avenue in Harlan. Opened in 1975 as a Bicentennial project, the facility has grown to four buildings including the Leland and McIntosh Log Cabins.
Lincoln
Undeniably an educational trip but a visually fascinating one which will enthral imaginative kids covering art in the mediums of pottery, printmaking, painting, jewelry, glass, and fibers.
Skate Zone
(46 Miles)
Lincoln
Skate Zone is a great family oriented place to have fun roller skating.
Skate Zone
(46 Miles)
Lincoln
Skate Zone is a family oriented roller skating rink where "kids" of all ages can have a safe and enjoyable time. We offer public skating sessions as well as many special events.
Hastings
Wave pool, lazy river, leisure pool, waterslides, interactive water play area for young children and concessions. Open summer months. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Nebraska
Lincoln
At Champions Fun Center people of all ages will have tons of fun. They can get rolling with some bowling, play for prizes in our huge arcade or explore in the adventure challenge maze. They can also speed to the finish line in a go-kart, take a crack...
Lincoln
Roller skating is the shared experience of many through recreation, sport, and business. The National Museum of Roller Skating is committed to enriching people's lives by increasing their understanding and enjoyment of roller skating's past. At th...
Lincoln
10,000 years of history! Many people and cultures have made Nebraska their home.Come see fascinating artifacts and hear amazing stories from our rich past. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Nebras...
Lincoln
Come and visit more than 300 animals, all from a child's eye view! The Zoo consists of 19 beautifully landscaped acres in the heart of Lincoln.
Lincoln
Build, dance, play, climb, create, sing, and laugh at the Lincoln Children's Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. Here you can be whatever and wherever your imagination takes you! The Lincoln Children's Museum offers three floors and 45,500 square feet of ha...
Lincoln
Main leisure pool area with 2 water slides, plus smaller kids' section with play fountains and water jungle gym. Sandy beach for play and adventure playground too.
Lost In Fun
(51 Miles)
Lincoln
From inflatable jumpers to the space foam pit and endless play sets, this is a sure bet for keeping the kids happy all afternoon.
Stanton
Viking Parks Hiking trails totaling six miles provide visitors an excellent look at the park\'s natural features. The Bur Oak Nature Trail and its accompanying booklet provide insight on many of the important shrubs, plants and trees found at Viking ...
Elk Horn
The Danish Windmill Museum is for all people interested in Denmark, Danish Customs, Scandinavian traditions and, of course, windmills. Elk Horn's Danish Windmill is America's only authentic working Danish Windmill. The Mill, originally built in Nor...
Columbus
Experience live thoroughbred racing, simulcast wagering, the famous Platte County Fair and much more.
Columbus
The Aquatic Center is one of the finest indoor public pools in Nebraska. The pool is open seven days a week, 12 months out of the year. A variety of programs are offered to meet the needs of the community.
Simply Loved
(71 Miles)
Columbus
If you are looking for a different and all together better photography experience, you are in the right place! Internationally recognized photographer, Ashley Swierczek-Bowns, of Columbus NE, specializes in custom fine art portraiture. Her whimsical ...
Just for Kix
(72 Miles)
Columbus
If your childs toes cant stop tapping...then Just For Kix is just the program for you. Their dance classes are the perfect way to introduce your child to the world of dance. Young dancers can have fun while gaining relationships that will last a lif...
Loup Parks
(72 Miles)
Columbus
The District owns, operates and maintains five parks and recreation areas containing 265 acres of land and 1,100 acres of water. These facilities are open to the public from May 1 to November 1 (weather permitting). More than 150,000 people visit the...
Columbus Art Gallery
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(72 Miles)
Columbus
Performing arts events for schools and the general public ranged from ballet to theatre and from storytellers to concerts. The Gallery has presented over 200 formal exhibits and offers a gift shop that features even more artists.
Columbus
Columbus Family YMCA school age programs offer a fun, safe place for children. Children enrolled at Family YMCA school age programs are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that enhance physical fitness, encourage sportsmanship and pr...
Platte County
(72 Miles)
Columbus
Travel Thru Time! History Gallery containing discoveries of fossils, Indian stone tools, artifacts and photographs of early Platte County, settlers and communities. Rooms of Victorian clothing, furnishings and heirlooms. Theres so much to see at the ...
Idlewild Park
(72 Miles)
Ligonier
Idlewild has seven themed areas including the Soak Zone, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Story Book Forest and is the third oldest theme park in the US - loads to do with the kids
Columbus
Nebraska's premiere family water fun park, offering terrifying plunge slides, fun family rides, interactive wate rplazy zone and more.
Columbus
The studio offers dance classes in: Pre-ballet, ballet, tap, jazz, and pointe. Students must be 4 years of age in September to register for classes.
Columbus
The Columbus Hockey and Skate Center is a popular spot for kids and families. It offers skating and roller hockey, indoor soccer and dodgeball.
Beatrice
Swimming and outdoor recreation. Including a 9,000-sq-ft, zero-depth pool, youth pool with fountain bubbler and toys, 124-ft loop waterslide, 8-ft-wide river slide, two diving boards, shade structures, sand volleyball courts, bathhouse and concession...
Greenfield
A fascinating way to celebrate Iowa's aviation heritage, from 1910 through to modern day.
Play All Day
(84 Miles)
Sioux City
Offer over-the-top fun with awesome inflatables and age zoned play stations that engage young imaginations and exercise little bodies!
York
A beautifully designed and interactive museum great for expanding the creative side.
Sioux City
A creative interactive art gallery for kids (and adults!) to experience the colorful and fascinating world of art! A fun (and maybe messy!) family day out in Sioux Falls.
Panora
The Guthrie County Historical Village, located on a beautiful 4-acre complex near the Middle Raccoon River and old Lenon Mill Park on the southwest side of Panora, Iowa, features ten buildings and numerous exhibits that explore the history of Guthrie...
Sioux City
The Sioux City Public Museum preserves and shares the heritage of Sioux City through a variety of exhibitions, programs and historic structures. We tell the stories of our community through exhibitions, educational programs and events.
Norfolk
Poppy's Pumpkin Patch is located south of Norfolk, Nebraska. It is an on the farm, family business that sells fresh home grown produce and pumpkins while offering family style entertainment at a reasonable cost. It started in the fall of 1999. It ...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Omaha with kids

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Fun Plex

(4 Miles) Theme Parks in Omaha

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BounceU Omaha

(6 Miles) Indoor Play in Omaha

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Champions Fun Center

(46 Miles) Indoor Play in Lincoln

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Lincoln Childrens Museum

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Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo

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Star City Shores Aquatic Center

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Lux Center for the Arts

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Skate Zone

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Skate Zone

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Ak Sar Ben Outdoor Aquarium

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Fun places to visit in Omaha with kids

Nebraska is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Nebraska's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Nebraska with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Nebraska - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a lookabove , lots of the best things to do with children in NE