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The Durham Museum

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801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108-3207
+1 402-444-5071
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So much to enjoy

I took 6 kids with me to go see the museum ages from 11 down to 5. The kids had so much fun... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lafrenga R
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Omaha, Nebraska
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This place is incredible

One of The Smithsonian recognized museums and a prime example of Art Deco Architecture. During the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
j d
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“soda fountain” (136 reviews)
“union station” (91 reviews)
“art deco” (44 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108-3207
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+1 402-444-5071
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took 6 kids with me to go see the museum ages from 11 down to 5. The kids had so much fun downstairs pretending to be mechanics, Cooks, farmers, and so many other different things downstairs that they could do. Then if you take...More

Thank Lafrenga R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of The Smithsonian recognized museums and a prime example of Art Deco Architecture. During the 30's and 40's more people passed through this terminal than any of today's airports. I like to wonder through the Grand Hall and other spaces and just marvel at...More

Thank j d
Reviewed 3 days ago

See historic Omaha and Nebraska through the many displays at the Durham Museum. A wonderful place to learn about the area, it's people and rich history.

Thank eshar0n
Reviewed 4 days ago

Much bigger museum than it looks from the outside and fun for the whole family! They have free wheelchairs at the front if anyone in the party needs mobility assistance. 2 floors of stuff to see and interactive exhibits for months at a time. Right...More

Thank amandasE5074XC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed the restored benches, ticket windows, trains, and vintage soda fountain along with the beautiful history of trains, related to Omaha. Exhibits are kid-friendly and so very interesting. Loved the antique cars and the amazing model train exhibit!

Thank Scarlettdm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to the Durham Museum because I was looking for historical books. I was an out-of-town visitor and had no idea this was formerly the Union Station with fixtures and decor of the original beautiful art deco building. Wonderfully preserved and presented. And the trains...More

Thank flamerritt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour of Omahas' history through the well crafted displays and significant artifacts. Many memories are brought back to a native resident who has spent a lifetime in the city. You'll find items of interest, no matter what your generation.

1  Thank Bigheadman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my little 2 year old granddaughter and believe it or not she had a blast. We climbed all through the full sized train exhibits and the 70's tribute was very fun as well. They even had a place where the kids could play with...More

1  Thank Fearlessphil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Omaha's original Union Station, the Durham is well worth a visit to see the impressive aptly named Great Hall and the historic facade tributes to train workers. Do stop in to the soda fountain, a nostalgic trip to the past and enjoy fountain treats like...More

1  Thank Camille H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful depot saved and lovingly restored to be a fabulous history of Omaha museum. Lots for all ages to do.

1  Thank Laurie H
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Selene S
How much time should we allow?
December 19, 2015|
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Response from somanytravels | Reviewed this property |
i agree 3 to 4 hours is good. current exhibits are always wonderful. the christmas tree is a must see before the year ends.
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BlondieBe
How much is admission?
September 20, 2015|
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Response from Louetta S | Reviewed this property |
I cut and pasted this from their web site. Members: FREE! (Not a member? Join online) Adults: $9.00 Seniors (62+): $7.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $6.00 Children 2 years and under FREE 0 seconds ago
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Do you have a shuttle service to and from the airport?
June 10, 2015|
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Response from attendee5876 | Reviewed this property |
There is no shuttle offered by the museum. You may be able to get shuttle service if you are staying at one of the nearby or downtown hotels. Ask at the front desk.
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