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Durham Museum

  • 801 S 10th St
  • Omaha, NE 68108
  • Region: Downtown / Old Market
  • Phone: (402) 444-5071
  • Fax: (402) 444-5397
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The Durham Museum, making its home in Omaha's beautiful art deco Union Station, houses an extraordinary array of permanent exhibits including restored train cars, 1940s store fronts, numerous artifacts showing the history of the region, and the Byron Reed collection which includes some of the world’s rarest coins and documents.  There are also impressive traveling exhibits through The Durham’s affiliation with the Smithsonian and close ties with the Library of Congress, National Archives and Chicago’s Field Museum. During your stay, be sure to stop by the authentic soda fountain and enjoy a phosphate or malt.

  • Hours: Tues/10am-8pm; Wed-Sat/10am-5pm; Sun/1-5pm, Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • Price: Admission: $9 adults; $7 seniors; $6 ages 3-12

This May Hurt a Bit: Medicine in Old Omaha Exhibit

  • January 24, 2015 - February 16, 2016
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This exhibit takes visitors to just after Omaha's founding and the colorful world of medicine that early settlers encountered. View Details

Station to Station: The Burlington and KETV Exhibit

  • February 21, 2015 - October 24, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The Burlington Station opened in 1898. After sitting empty, the building will have a new lease on life through the entrepreneurial spirit of one of Om... View Details

Union Station: Built to Last Exhibit

  • April 25, 2015 - January 03, 2016
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

We'll take a look back at what makes our home - Union Station - unique. Every facet from the imposing terracotta exterior to the yummiest of treats in... View Details

The Buffett Grocery Store Exhibit

  • May 02, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

See where it all started for Warren Buffett. This exhibit tells the story of how people shopped and did business in the early 1900s. You may find can... View Details

Pioneer Day

  • May 16, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

President Abraham Lincoln's Homestead Act of 1862 officially opened the western frontier for settlement. We'll celebrate this significant event in ou... View Details

Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

  • May 23, 2015 - September 06, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Step into the world of archaeologists, Egyptologists and other researchers through multiple hands-on elements, immersive storytelling, and real mummie... View Details

History of African American Baseball in Omaha

  • June 06, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

Dr. Angelo Louisa, local author and member of the Society for American Baseball Research, will discuss the history of African American baseball in Oma... View Details

Wild, Wild West Day

  • July 25, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

Enjoy a rootin' tootin' good time with activities galore! Witness old-fashioned gun fights, learn about famous cowboys as portrayed by Wild West Creat... View Details

The Women Who Would Be King

  • August 04, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

Dr. Kathlyn Cooney will speak on her book The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt (2014). Cooney is Associa... View Details

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

  • October 03, 2015 - January 03, 2016
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

View 100 photos from 17 categories from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition on loan from the Natural History Museum of London and BBC Wor... View Details

Great Hall-oween Haunt

  • October 27, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

Come in costume and join us for a frightfully fun-filled trick-or-treat experience! Along the way, take time for a Theater Make-Up Demonstration, the... View Details

Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • November 27, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

The Christmas at Union Station festivities begin with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy entertainment, cookie decorating and holiday crafts, pl... View Details

Christmas at Union Station

  • November 27, 2015 - January 04, 2016
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This holiday celebration began in the 1930s when Union Pacific would decorate for Union Station travelers to enjoy. Today, the tradition continues wi... View Details

Ethnic Holiday Festival

  • December 04, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

See how the world celebrates the holidays! 20+ local cultural organizations proudly display their crafts and traditional dress. Enjoy live music and s... View Details

Noon Year's Eve at The Durham Museum

  • December 31, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108

3-2-1, Happy New Year! Children of all ages will enjoy this party with live music, crafts and activities. Ring in the noon-year while enjoying the cel... View Details

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Omaha, NE 68102

Phone: 402.444.4660
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