Children's Museum - Zoo - Natural History Museum

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Spooktacular is HERE!


The zoo is currently closed to the public for Spooktacular
We hope that all join us at night for this great event that runs
from October 23-27th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

We will re-open on Wednesday October 29
Hours 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Any questions please call us at 308-630-6236.

Spooktacular at the Riverside Discovery Center Zoo

October 23-27
6:30 pm- 8:00 pm

Family friendly section as well as super scary section

Come walk down the yellow brick road, visit Alice in Wonderland’s Flower Garden, see singing pumpkins and so much more!
Those 12 and older are invited to walk through our Zombie apocalypse scene (if they dare!)

All children 2-12 years of age will get a treat cup at the exit filled with candy and other goodies!

Tickets are just $6.50/ person (2 and older).

Some special activities for the nights are:
Friday:  KOTA costume contest
Saturday:  kids toothbrushes handed out to all children
Sunday:  KMOR mystery spook night
Monday:  Glow bracelets handed out to all children


Explore. Experience. Educate.

Purchase an Annual Membership and Visit the Center as Often as You’d Like, Plus a Whole Lot More!

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Ages 4 and Under: FREE

Ages 5 thru 12: $4.00

Ages 13 thru 64: $6.00

Seniors (65+): $5.00

Scottsbluff Discount Day

Resident? Get a Discount the 1st Wednesday of each Month!

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Weather Permitting

November thru March:

10:00 am thru 3:30 pm

April thru October:

9:30 am thru 4:30 pm

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Our Address:

1600 South Beltline Hwy West

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

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