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Address: 2497 Freedom Park Rd, Omaha, NE 68110-2745
Phone Number: +1 402-444-5955
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Freedom Park, a USN Museum, rests on the Missouri River just north of...

Freedom Park, a USN Museum, rests on the Missouri River just north of downtown Omaha. Major exhibits are the USS Marlin SST-2 and the USS Hazard AM-240. Through the City of Omaha, taxable donations can be received for the park. See our updated pictures and info on Facebook under Freedom Park, Omaha, NE. Tempoarily closed due to flooding of the Park. We hope to open again this Fall (2011).

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A hidden gem

You really have to look hard to find it, but once you do it is totally worth the effort. My wife served in the Navy for several years and she was in heaven walking on the ship. An... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 25, 2016
donjuan909
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

You really have to look hard to find it, but once you do it is totally worth the effort. My wife served in the Navy for several years and she was in heaven walking on the ship. An actual submarine, torpedoes, helicopters, just to name a few things. It is free to get in and those Navy veterans who work... More 

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Murrieta, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Freedom Park is a small museum located east of downtown Omaha on the way towards the airport. There is no direct access to the park from Abbott Drive. You must turn off into Millers Landing then turn left onto Freedom Park road. The entrance is on the right about 1 mile down the road. At the park are a submarine... More 

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Thurmont, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Freedom Park is only open Most Saturdays from 10 AM to 3 PM. To get to Freedom Park, turn right onto Abbott Drive from the ball park (going towards the airport). Go over the overpass and take the second right (if you get to a large sculpture on your right, you missed the turn). Go about 100 yarde and take... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a great visit. The dirt road and poor entrance made it hard to find the place. Try to go early when the day is coolest. It gets hot inside the ship and submarine. The Navy Submarine Veteran gave us the most detailed tour. Park is free. The view from the ship deck looking out to Downtown Omaha is... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

A quirky spot in Omaha. They have a submarine tour and I remember this being a lot of fun as a kid to see...it's been there over 30 years. There used to be some great fish and chips you could buy around the area at a local hole in the wall restaurant. Would like to see this are get built... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

By the Missouri river lies Freedom park featuring an old sub for you to inspect. Great place for a picnic or just to cop a squat.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This place was so hard to find. Road was not easily traveled. Once we did find it it saddened us to see such a great part of history with the grounds and the entry not very inviting. We loved the idea and the museum itself.... They had a ton of pride taken in each display... It would be nice if... More 

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Thank Julie S
Stirling, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

We never did find this place. A great pity - my husband was looking forward to it. All-in-all, a frustrating day in Omaha - everything we tried was closed or no longer existed.

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New Boston, Michigan, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

I really wanted to get there, but the access road as shown on all the maps we had is impassible. That is Freedom Park road. The only sign for Freedom Park was inside the Miller Landing River City and there is where nothing starts. We tried others, but none could get us past the prisons and such. I hope someone... More 

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Thank Matthew C
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

The park is closed but while restoration the workers are allowing people to enter the park while they're there we had a good time they were nice enough to let us aboard the ship and give us a tour but all in allwe had a wonderful time and it if we come back this way will go again

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