Explore a city filled with history, culture and adventure. Walk across a swinging rope bridge suspended over a tropical rainforest at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo. Hop aboard historic train cars at The Durham Museum. Climb in, on, and through everything imaginable at the Omaha Children's Museum. Step into the pioneer life at the Mormon Trail Center. Explore more than 100 acres of botanical beauty at Lauritzen Gardens and marvel at exquisite works of art inside the Joslyn Art Museum. Boys Town is a national treasure featuring an expansive campus, historic chapel and museum. El Museo Latino is the first Latino art and history museum in the Midwest and Love's Jazz and Art Center captures the heritage of jazz in an area where Duke Ellington, Count Basie and others once played.
As you explore the many attractions below, you'll find different experiences around every corner.
Nebraska's largest art museum, and one of the "10 Best Art Museums for Kids" in the nation (Child magazine). Permanent collections from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- … more
Ten-acre park against historic and modern architecture in the heart of downtown. Lagoon and waterfalls, walking paths, gardens, playground, amphitheater and sculpture garden; connects to … more
Award-winning, authentically restored home of General George Crook at Fort Omaha. The Italianate house built in 1879 and on National Register of Historic Places, shows how a Commanding … more
Memorial to the 38th President of the United States, born in Omaha. A Kiosk modeled after the original house's turret contains birth site information and presidential mementos. A colonnade … more
Enjoy a relaxing, romantic cruise at Heartland of America Park. Gondola seats two to six passengers. Larger groups up to 36 passengers can sail on the Italian "Caorlina" tour boat.
Catch the spectacular Heartland of America Fountain with its 300-ft water jet and light show. Lewis & Clark Interpretive exhibits, WWII and Airborne Memorial Sculptures and a pedestrian … more
Oldest bank in Nebraska (1856). Displays on early Florence history and bank manager's living quarters upstairs. Depot is from 1888 with 1890 caboose and railroad displays. Depot Accessible.
This Scottish Baronial four story, 35-room mansion was built in 1903 as the private home of George and Sarah Joslyn. It was designed by prominent architect John McDonald and also features a … more
Two of the greatest locomotives ever to power Union Pacific Railroad - Centennial No. 6900 and Big Boy No. 4023 - are on grand display with interpretive signage and surrounded by native … more