Comes to Play
in Nebraska!

Tue-Sat 10AM – 5:30PM
Sun 1PM – 5PM

3000 Osborne Drive East, Ste 4 Hastings, NE 68901

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Our Mission

The Children’s Museum of Central Nebraska is a community resource committed to encouraging joyful, life-long learning of young children. The Museum stimulates the imagination and promotes collaboration by providing interactive “Hands On”, educational environments and exhibits, which explore the themes of growing, living, working and creating.


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The Children’s Museum of Central Nebraska has adult and youth volunteer opportunities to accommodate a wide variety of interests and availabilities.

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Children’s Museum of Central Nebraska, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization which relies on donations for 50% of the operating budget.

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Upcoming Events

  • Apr

    APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS  April 17th 10-11am Creative art play for Toddlers, 1-3 yrs old! Join us for a story, craft & games. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited! Please RSVP for 1 or ALL 3 classes. Cost is $10 per class for CMCN members (adult & toddler pair) and $15 for non-members. $5 for each additional child per class. Call 463-3300 or stop in at the front desk to get you and your child signed up for these crafty fun classes.

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  • Apr

    TREES MAKE PERFECT PETS April 26th 10:30-11:30am Each Friday the focus will be on a new Fairy Tale! We are celebrating Arbor Day with this story! Children will use their imaginations to explore the stories through movement, crafts, songs, and games. Fairy Tale Fridays is a FREE activity for all CMCN members, and included in daily admission for all visitors! Pre-registration is appreciated so that adequate supplies will be available for all children! Please RSVP by Thursday April 25th before 4pm by calling 402-463-3300 if you plan to attend!

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“We love this place! We travel from Grand Island just to go there!
It’s the highlight of my kids weekly routine!”
–B Nitchals
“My daughter loves coming here. Variety of toys and activities.”
“Had to get off the freeway for a bit due to wind. Kiddos likes all the different activities and could've stayed for hours.”
–Matt L.
“The new location is amazing! My 4 year old and 18 month old kids had a blast! We're lucky to have this in our community.”
–Amy S.
“I took my 15 month old and she loved it 😊 I bought a membership and I'm glad I did. There is so much to do.”
–Ty M.
“I love the open concept. I can see the kids in just about any area they go to from other areas which is amazing for me because all the kids want to do different things.”
–Angela G.