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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

    Through 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

    Through 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

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

We'll look back at what makes our home-Union Station-unique. Every facet will be explored in this interactive exhibit. View Details

Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

    Through 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

'The Woman Who Would Be King' Author Visit

    August 11, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108

Dr. Kathlyn Cooney will speak on her book The Woman Who Would Be King (2014). Cooney is Associate Professor of Egyptian Art and Archite... View Details

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

    October 03, 2015 to 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 to 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 live music, crafts and activities. Ring in the noon-year while enjoying the celebratory bubble ... View Details

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Omaha, NE 68102

Phone: 402.444.4660
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