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Gene Leahy Mall

Address: 1203 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102
Phone Number: 402 444 5955
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Ranked #35 of 53 Attractions in Omaha
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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L'Agulhas, South Africa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Just another Mall - nothing special... Not sure why I even ticked it to review. Couple of interesting shops but nothing that made me want to return.

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89 reviews 89 reviews
53 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

At the very edge of the Old Market. The man-made lake is edged with walking paths. Interesting, artsy benches abound. And a great double slide will delight the kids.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Would have missed this had we not been told at the visitors center. We walked here from old market to let the kids waste some energy. There are two big steel slides in an amphitheater setting. Lots of kids and adults enjoying them. We spent a half hour here. Kids were sliding on pieces of cardboard to increase speed. Dangerous... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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955 reviews 955 reviews
762 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Not sure where these two parks separate but this seems to be the park section for children to enjoy.

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Olathe, KS
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It's a good place to stop and waste an hour.- my 5&8 year olds enjoyed the slides (ok, I did too!) The river the runs for the middle of it is quite dirty. Not pleasant to look at. It is near the visitors center and they have lots of other ideas

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Omaha, NE USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Leahy Mall is several blocks long and has multiple aspects to it, so I'll break this into two reviews. First the good. As others have said, the slides are really fun. Bring a strip of cardboard to go even faster! They are in a nice, semi-shaded area with large steps for parents to sit on to watch the kids... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My last review back in 2013 was not the greatest because they were going through some renovations to the park. Since returning to the park on July 4th weekend, I see that the park has been renovated and is much nicer. The only negative thing that I have to say about this park is that they hire security to push... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

These big slides are a blast!! Made us feel like kids again and man can you go fast. Take a trip downtown to ride on the slides, you won't be disappointed!

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The Ville - Arkansas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

At least stop by to experience the slides- simply a great time for both children and adults! My children's (ages 3,12&15) favorite spot in Omaha as well as mine! The area was under construction but the slides were still open.

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Babbitt, Minnesota
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301 reviews 301 reviews
155 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We ventured through the mall on our way to the Old Market. There were some great pieces of public art to view on our way through and the whole area was designed very well. I wouldn’t put it to the top of any list, but if you are in the neighborhood it is worth a walk through.

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  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?