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The Durham Museum

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The Durham Museum General Admission
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About
Beautiful architecture blends with memories of a time gone by at the historic Durham Museum. Opened in 1931, Union Station was built by Union Pacific Railroad as the showpiece to the city of its headquarters. Considered one of Omaha’s most unique...more
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801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108-3207
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the extensive local items & information. More than anything though, I enjoyed the walk through the train. Being able to see it preserved so well really take one into the past. I felt as though I really knew what it was like...More

Thank Tablezek
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for visiting! Glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was an expensive I received with my support work that I enjoyed to it's entirety.I was amazed by all that I seen and learned in this clean environment.Once I'm able to travel in the outside world I plan to have a day with a...More

Thank gunnpatricia8
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 6 days ago

After entering and amazing big room with a small eatery, you go into the museum which has old coins and many, many other interesting collections.

Thank Maureen F
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks! Hope to see you at this year's Christmas at Union Station, Maureen!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there to see the museum and got the bonus of seeing the Thomas Mangelsen photography exhibit...absolutely wonderful museum....highly recommend it.

Thank Bill H
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Bill! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope you will be back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the several displays , artifacts and beautiful architecture of this museum. Coins to trains.

Thank S8030BOroberth
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!! We appreciate the kind review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We totally enjoyed all of the exhibits and how they were presented. In the main hallway, there's couple sitting on the bench that you can hear "speaking" as well as a couple of wartime soldiers, someone ordering a train ticket, etc. There's just so much...More

Thank Teddy008
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind review! We hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not the Louvre or NY Met but if you have a couple of hours to kill in Omaha (and I did) for $12 you can not go wrong. They were running an art and a WWI exhibit in addition to the history of...More

Thank tmarcone
JessicaB9443, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the $10 price of admission. Amazing Art Deco building, filled with history of the railroads, Omaha, and (right now) Mangelson photography.

Thank 722brettj
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Brett and thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is located inside the Omaha Union Station (OUS). There is plenty of free parking. The entry is on level 3 from the parking lot of the OUS. On this level you can find a gift shop and dining opportunities as well as pay...More

Thank ransom007
JessicaB9443, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and leaving a great review! We appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you are curious about Omaha, go to the Durham! Besides permanent exhibits there are traveling, specially designed short term exhibits, and a great soda fountain, reasonably priced. It is all available in the grandeur of the old Union Railroad Station. They offer educational programs...More

Thank nanet52
JessicaB9443, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much! We appreciate the kind review!!

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Lindsay D
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Response from Brad D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and it’s an amazing gift shop!
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drieke
11 March 2018|
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Response from bbbs2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am unable to answer your question. I was a visitor from out of state. I would check the museum website or call the museum.
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