The Durham Museum
The Durham Museum provides countless opportunities to discover Omaha’s history.
Welcome to The Durham Museum, the art deco train station turned museum that holds various displays on Omaha history as well as different traveling exhibits. This train station dates back to 1931 and features 'beautiful architecture that blends with memories of a time gone by', the perfect place to enlighten your group on some important local history and culture!
The museum is considered to be one of Omaha's most unique treasures and offers a broad range of traveling exhibits covering history, culture, science, and industry. Details of regional and Western United States history are covered within this Smithsonian affiliate museum, and the facility even holds ties with the Library of Congress, National Archives, and Chicago's Field Museum.
Your group will be able to partake in a tour while here that takes you through the most popular permanent exhibits as well as the featured traveling exhibits. You will learn all about local history with exhibits such as Now and Then, Trans-Mississippi International Exposition, Louder Than Words, Pulitzer Prize Photos, and other temporaries like the Jim Henson Exhibit.