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.
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! Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., program changes weekly. See the calendar below for the theme of the week.
Oh Snap! Science
A short 10-20 minute demonstration to amaze and engage kids in a range of scientific subjects and encourage kids to ask “why?”. Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., program changes weekly. Check the calendar below for the theme of the week.
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.
When LPS has early dismissal, come to the Museum for something different!
You never know what fun will pop-up at the museum! There will be pop-up activities daily led by our fun Playologists. These typically take place during the 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00 hours.
On occasion we will host outside partners for unique programming. These will be listed in the calendar below. Past guests include Girl Scouts, Sylvan Learning, UNL Air & Space Research Club, and more.