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Exhibits and Education

Daily Programming

Enjoy extra activities in the Museum during our regular weekly programs!

All are free with membership or admission, no registration required. Most activities take place in our Tinker Theater by the plane on the upper level. All programs subject to change without advance notice.

Weekly Programs

Late Night Thursday's

Grab your kiddos and join us for some late night fun sponsored by First National Bank. All Thursday night activities take place in the 6:00 p.m. hour.

First Thursday: Storybook Adventures - The first Thursday of the month will be Storybook Adventures. Meant for all ages, this will feature a storybook and then activities around the theme of the book.

Second Thursday: Art Trek - The second Thursday of the month will be Art Trek. Meant for all ages, this will feature hands on special art activities that aren't otherwise available in the museum.

Third Thursday: STEM Up - The third Thursday of the month will be STEM Up. Meant for all ages, this will feature a mix of hands on activities and demonstrations around STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) concepts.

Fourth Thursday: Family Fun Night - The fourth Thursday of the month will be Family Fun Night. Meant for all ages, this will feature new games and activities throughout the museum during the extended hours.

Fifth Thursday: Adventures - The fifth Thursday of the month will be Adventures. Meant for all ages, this will feature a partner from outside the museum with special activities.

Pop-Up Programs

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
10:30 am11:00 am
Tinker Theater
Oh Snap! Science: Stomp Rockets

A short 10-20 minute demonstration to amaze and engage kids in a range of scientific subjects and encourage kids to ask “why?”. Free with museum membership or admission.

All programs subject to change without advance notice.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
10:00 am10:30 am
Tinker Theater
Lunchbox Mysteries

We need you to lend your ears for this corny story! Where does the popcorn you eat grow? Engage in Storytime to learn this and more from an expert in farming. Youth will plant their very own Cornhusker Necklace to become a farmer for the day! Provided by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
5:00 pm8:00 pm
Museum

Join us every Thursday for our extended hours! Each week will rotate with special activities. The fourth Thursday of the month will be Family Fun Night. Meant for all ages, this will feature new games and activities throughout the museum during the extended hours. Free with admission or membership.

All programs subject to change without advance notice.

Friday, June 28, 2019
10:00 am12:00 pm
Tinker Theater
Coding with Girl Scouts

Join Girl Scouts for a FREE activity around coding! Come and go throughout the time window. Appropriate for all!

Free with admission or membership.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
10:00 am10:30 am
Tinker Theater
Super Sprouts: 4th of July

Super Sprouts is a time for toddlers, preschoolers and their caring adults to practice their fine and gross motor skills, hear and interact with silly stories and songs, make new friends and most importantly, PLAY! Free with membership or daily admission.

All programs subject to change without advance notice.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
10:30 am11:00 am
Tinker Theater
Oh Snap! Science: Exploding paint rockets

A short 10-20 minute demonstration to amaze and engage kids in a range of scientific subjects and encourage kids to ask “why?”. Free with museum membership or admission.

All programs subject to change without advance notice.

Friday, July 5, 2019
10:00 am12:00 pm
Tinker Theater
Coding with Girl Scouts

Join Girl Scouts for a FREE activity around coding! Come and go throughout the time window. Appropriate for all!

Free with admission or membership.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
10:00 am10:30 am
Tinker Theater
Super Sprouts: Music

Super Sprouts is a time for toddlers, preschoolers and their caring adults to practice their fine and gross motor skills, hear and interact with silly stories and songs, make new friends and most importantly, PLAY! Free with membership or daily admission.

All programs subject to change without advance notice.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
10:30 am11:00 am
Tinker Theater
Oh Snap! Science: Water Xylophone

A short 10-20 minute demonstration to amaze and engage kids in a range of scientific subjects and encourage kids to ask “why?”. Free with museum membership or admission.

All programs subject to change without advance notice.

Thursday, July 11, 2019
10:00 am10:30 am
Tinker Theater
Lunchbox Mysteries

It’s easy to make and yummy to eat….but where does your PB&J sandwich come from? Engage in Storytime to discover the journey your PB&J sandwich takes to end up on your plate! Join us for PB&J sandwiches to enhance this journey. Provided by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation.

*Peanut Butter or Soy Butter will be available along with grape jelly to make PB&J’s

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