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First National's Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness and Pioneer Courage Park

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Very well done.

This little park, Pioneers Courage Park, is located in the downtown area surrounded by tall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob S
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Omaha, Nebraska
love this park

This park pulls you back in time and gives you a view of what it must of been like to travel across... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
abby561312
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Am sure many people ,like us ,might have originally rode by and kept on going while interested momentarily, however, we decided to go back and really see- was so glad we did- to see the detail in these works of art is amazing showing what...More

4  Thank Anniedee1929
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's great for sculptures, but it's devoid of any Native Americans (unless you count the buffalo). For a variety of reasons this doesn't look like an oversight to me and that is, in itself, enough to ruin the display for me.

1  Thank fiyero
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little park, Pioneers Courage Park, is located in the downtown area surrounded by tall building and businesses. If you are in the area, you need to park the car and visit the park. The displays are wonderfully done. They look so realistic that it...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This park pulls you back in time and gives you a view of what it must of been like to travel across the country in a wagon.

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Didn’t know anything about this place, I spotted the bison out near our hotel and walked over to take a photo. I was delighted then to be led on and on through the most amazing sculptures! There are birds high up on walls and lamps,...More

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is really a beautiful spot at night, with its fountains. It is part of the same overall monument as the Pioneer Courage park down the street. It is best to take them both in as a unit. But if you need a beautiful place...More

1  Thank BRFrequent
Reviewed June 10, 2018

These sculptures are sooo detailed. They really show the struggles of the old West being changed as mankind moved in. Nice for all ages. I would recommend allowing some time to truly enjoy it all. Just watch the kids because it's in the middle of...More

Thank debi s
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Omaha has a rich history of western expansion that is captured at these sites. Thanks to FNB for capturing history with amazing animal sculptures.

Thank McFerrid
Reviewed April 10, 2018

There is a great story that this tells and you should start at the World Herald and end at First National Tower to experience it. Walk among the figures and think about how it might have been in 1850.

1  Thank Gisele O
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Surprising and remarkable in the middle of downtown. Beautiful full size buffalo, stagecoach and people

Thank time2unwined
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This is a lovely piece of art to depict what early visitors to the area looked like, experienced, etc. But, it is a little bit of a walk from other downtown Omaha sites.

Thank mbkfreein2003
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is an instillation of large scale realistic sculptures, which appear to be bronze, depicting the pioneer movement across the Midwest by covered wagon in the mid 1900s. While each individual piece is impressive, the entire collection is spread around downtown Omaha making it rathe...More

Thank Mjsomaha
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