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.
The Christmas at Union Station festivities begin with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy entertainment, cookie decorating and holiday crafts, plus Santa himself! Also, the signature tradition:
This exhibition will explore the colorful and varied history of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (debuted in Omaha in 1883, closed in Council Bluffs in 1913), William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, and some of