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The Durham Museum

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Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108-3207
Phone Number: 402 444 5071
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Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Good for train lovers

Our three year old was in train heaven! He loved the full sized trains, but his favorite was the model train. We loved the open space for him to run around in. He was over the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our three year old was in train heaven! He loved the full sized trains, but his favorite was the model train. We loved the open space for him to run around in. He was over the moon when we shared a sundae as a treat.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My 10 year old grandson and I went to this museum with no expectations-and had a great time! There were several places for him to try his hand at ringing bells,directing trains, and driving an underwater crane. We enjoyed posing with the statues in the lobby area, and seeing the shipwreck area. He like seeing the inside of a train-the... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thought we'd take a quick look at the special Shipwreck Exhibit at the Durham. Spent two hours. Well worth the time. If you haven't seen it, we highly recommend it. This is the last weekend for it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They provide a great Christmas atmosphere and the Christmas tree is always amazing. The exhibits are amazing as well. Highly recommended.

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Omaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great shipwreck display going on now. Very interesting artifacts from the bottom of the sea ! Makes for a great family day activity. Lots of other fun stuff to see also. Old train cars and a real live soda fountain. Fun for all ages

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One more week for the Pirates exhibit. It is very educational and exciting to see all the things they have found. The Durham is at its best at Christmas time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is absolutely beautiful inside of the Durham. The train station which I can remember taking as a a little girl to Des Moines is so realistic. I had donated some things to the streetcar section from my grandfather who was a conductor..

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Thank June W
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our Grandsons love to spend time at the Museum especially on the train and the Indian Village. As our oldest Grandson is only 5, we play quiet "make believe" games and have a blast. The special exhibits always warrant a stop. Before we leave, the Soda Fountain is a real favorite.

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Thank John H
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took the two grandkids there today. They are from Minn. and every summer come to spend a week with us. On the yearly list is the Durham Museum. Ther is alot of permanent displays and they have a feature every year. This year it dealt with Pirates. We all 3 really enjoyed this feature. I think it is the best... More 

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Omaha, NE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband takes our son a couple times a month as part of their daddy day out activities. Given the option our son would go visit the trains every weekend. There are full size trains to tour, a trolley, miniature trains running, and nearly always a traveling exhibit also designed with children in mind. The Egyptian one was a favorite.... More 

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