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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

Crafting Characters: Georgiann Regan and 20 Years at the Omaha Community Playhouse

  • January 10, 2015 - April 12, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

For the last 20 years, Georgiann Regan has been a costume designer at the Omaha Community Playhouse. Explore the "behind the seams" world of... 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

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

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

Wild, Wild West Day

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

Enjoy a rootin' tootin' good time with a line-up full of activities! Witness old-fashioned gun fights on the museum's parking deck, learn about famous... 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

Christmas at Union Station

  • November 27, 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

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

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 fun-packed party with live music, crafts and activities. Ring in the noon-year in your par... View Details

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Omaha, NE 68102

Phone: 402.444.4660
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