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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

The Art of Stagecraft

  • September 13, 2014 - November 09, 2014
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

See the talented work of Jim Othuse, Omaha Community Playhouse’s Resident Scenic and Lighting Designer. This exhibit highlights models from Oth... View Details

Identity: An Exhibition of You

  • October 11, 2014 - January 11, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

What makes you…YOU? Find out what makes you tick in Identity: An Exhibition of You, the highly entertaining exhibit on display this fall from ... View Details

Great Hall-oween Haunt

  • October 28, 2014
  • 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 to g... View Details

Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • November 28, 2014
  • 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 28, 2014 - January 04, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This popular holiday celebration began in the 1930s when Union Pacific would decorate and display large evergreens for Union Station travelers to enj... View Details

Holiday Concert Series

  • November 29, 2014 - December 21, 2014
  • Address: 801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school m... View Details

Family Nights with Santa

  • December 02, 2014 - December 16, 2014
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

This year when Santa’s reindeer make their special stop at the museum, they will be bringing a baby reindeer along, so children can meet a sweet... View Details

Ethnic Holiday Festival

  • December 05, 2014
  • Address: 801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108

Learn how the world celebrates this joyful time of year during the Ethnic Holiday Festival. More than 20 local cultural organizations proudly display ... View Details

Noon Year's Eve

  • December 31, 2014
  • Address: 801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108

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

Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen

  • February 07, 2015 - April 26, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This exhibition from the Kent State University Museum features more than 35 costumes worn in 21 films and 6 stage productions as well as other persona... 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

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Omaha, NE 68102

Phone: 402.444.4660
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