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First National's Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness and Pioneer Courage Park

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A must see!

If you are ever in Omaha City this park is a must see. It has wonderful bronze statues of covered... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2019
R518ALcatherineb
Downtown Omaha... amazing outdoor art

Went here with my 13 yo son while attending Slumpbusters and the College World Series. It was hard... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

If you are ever in Omaha City this park is a must see. It has wonderful bronze statues of covered wagons, native Americans, and pioneers. They are beautiful and well laid out for visitors to walk around and enjoy. It is worth the stop to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Went here with my 13 yo son while attending Slumpbusters and the College World Series. It was hard getting him to the location, but once there he understood and totally appreciated that we visited this location. Amazing art and history of these travelers as they...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

Well worth a look. The precision and design is phenomenal. Easy to find and walk around. Bring water if it's a hot day.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

The Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness and Pioneer Courage Park depicts the pioneers and the buffalo and geese are amazing works of art. There are over 60 statues in the park and in the neighboring city blocks. They are beautiful! Worth seeing if you are in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Dothove
Reviewed June 4, 2019

The sculptures were very lifelike. They are made of bronze. They are all very big and look almost real. The artist really did a great job depicting the westward movement of our country. I was fascinated that they were so true to life. It was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

It is across the street from the headquarters building for the Union Pacific Railroad and consists of a series of sculptures depicting the migration of settlers across the Nebraska wilderness. There are bronze sculptures of covered wagons, settlers pushing the wagons, settlers on horseback, wagons...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank N3497IQjimh
Reviewed May 7, 2019

My granddaughter (8) and I were amazed at this sculpture. We followed from the Platte River through the bison running by the buildings, to the geese flying. inside. I was amazed, what a great downtown. Omaha obviously appreciates the arts. My granddaughter loved the details...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Q2684FAannt
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Kids usually have fun playing with the statues, it is a lot of open area so it's good a good area to rest, also during the summer right in front of the first national building they have those little ground fountains so if your kids...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cjtusa16
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Located downtown, this park offers a glimpse of what pioneers faced as they traveled West through Omaha. The bison and geese statutes can be seen “roaming” through nearby buildings. Massive bronze statutes with amazing detail. Cool plaques to learn about Omaha history are located on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank TicoLee
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Follow the buffalo through the block and catch a glimpse of geese as you hit the tower of First National Bank. Learn what it was like to be a family on the Oregon Trail through this beautiful large as life sculptures and fun visuals.

Date of experience: January 2019
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