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The Durham Museum makes its home in the National Historic Landmark of Omaha's beautiful art deco Union Station. The museum 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 and Price - General
  • Hours: Monday/CLOSED; Tues/10am-8pm; Wed-Sat/10am-5pm; Sun/1-5pm, Closed major holidays
  • Price: Admission: $11 adults; $8 seniors; $7 ages 3-12
  • Season: Fall 2019
  • 'RACE: Are We So Different?' Exhibition

    Oct 18, 2019

    Today, contemporary scientific understanding of human variation is beginning to challenge “racial” differences, and even question the very concept of race. RACE: Are We So Different? is the first

  • Louder Than Words: Rock, Power & Politics

    Oct 18, 2019

    This exhibit includes exclusive video interviews with people such as Bono and Jimmy Carter, and combines them with interactives, photography and artifacts to examine how music has both shaped and

  • River City History Tours: Parks and Boulevards

    Oct 20, 2019

    The brand new “Parks and Boulevards” tour will take you along the path developers laid out, beginning in the late 1800s and connecting popular parks like Elmwood and Hanscom. Reserve your seat online.

  • Great Hall-oween Haunt

    Oct 22, 2019

    Come in costume and trick-or-treat with historical characters, climb aboard the Haunted Train, play games in the Swanson Ghoulery, and visit our Creepy Curators for a look at some spooky artifacts

  • Spooky Tales for Tots

    Oct 23, 2019

    Celebrate Halloween with a spooky tale and craft! Each week will include a reading of a Halloween story
    followed by an adorable craft. Registration is not required.