Memberships to local museums, attractions, and facilities are an excellent way to learn, grow, and have fun throughout the year!
Take advantage of all that the Omaha area has to offer children and families with these 10 Family Memberships in the Omaha Area!
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10 of the Best Family Memberships in the Omaha Area
1. Omaha Children’s Museum
The Omaha Children’s Museum encourages hands-on learning through exhibits and activities based on science, culture, and the arts. With engaging permanent exhibits, and exciting Special Exhibits, Seasonal Exhibits, and Events, the Children’s Museum offers year-round fun!
Membership in Omaha Children’s Museum offers families an entire year full of learning and fun. Museum membership also means the family can attend the Family Fun Weekends and special events for a year, including the annual Bubbly New Year’s Eve Party, a Frozen-themed weekend, and the Fairytale Ball!
Members also receive discounts on summer camps, birthday parties, and purchases at the museum gift shop. Another great perk is that members receive reciprocal membership to more than 220 museums and science centers around the US.
2. The Rose Theater
Children and families can experience the magic of live theater at the Rose. With outstanding productions throughout the year, families can enjoy exciting musicals or delightful comedies.
3. The Durham Museum
Explore the history of Omaha and its surrounding regions through the museum’s permanent exhibits, and experience impressive traveling exhibitions from national partners such as the Smithsonian Institution, the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and the Field Museum.
The kids will love exploring through the trains and seeing the model train exhibit. Christmas at Union Station is a highlight every year.
Fun-Plex offers family fun all Summer long with an exciting waterpark, rides, go-karts, and mini-golf.
5. Lauritzen Gardens
Escape to this urban oasis and experience the beauty of the garden. Lauritzen Gardens offers seasonal events as well as programs for children and families.
6. Fontenelle Forest
Explore more than 1,500 acres of land including the mile-long boardwalk, seventeen miles of hiking trails, Acorn Acres, and the nature based play area where children learn about animals on display and learn about nature as they explore the hollow. Enjoy weekly programming, special events, educational classes, and unique encounters that bring a new adventure with every visit.
7. Nebraska State Parks
We love to visit Nebraska State Parks, and an Annual Park Permit is a perfect fit. A Vehicle Park Entry Permit is required for any motorized vehicle entering a Nebraska State Park, State Historical Park, or State Recreation Area. Daily park permits are available.
8. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
One of the most well-loved attractions – we are so lucky to have the Zoo in Omaha!
With new additions yearly, the Zoo is great to visit any time of the year. Our favorites include the Aquarium, Lied Jungle, Desert Dome, Kingdoms of the Night, and African Grasslands. During the Summer, our favorite areas are the Alaskan Adventure Splash Park and Children’s Adventure Trails. With so many indoor attractions, Winter is also a great time to visit!
Valid for one full year from the date of purchase, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium memberships are available in the following levels: individual, dual, household, grandparent and active duty military. Plus, you can add-on a Wildlife Safari Park Membership, nanny/babysitter, and guests.
9. Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Become a member of the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum and enjoy unlimited admission to their world-class aerospace museum where visitors of all ages and backgrounds can experience 70-years of history featuring aircraft that range from propeller aircraft of pre-World War II through the supersonic jet aircraft of the Cold War to the cutting edge technology of manned space exploration. Enjoy special events, traveling exhibits, and Children’s Learning Center.
10. Wildlife Safari Park
At the Wildlife Safari, families can see and learn about a variety of local animal species including elk, bison, and wolves, and get up close for a hands-on educational experience in the Hands-On Corral, where kids can interact with goat kids and hang out with chickens.
The Wildlife Safari Park is open from April through October (visit their website for exact dates).
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