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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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We visited before Christmas and the decorated tree in the lobby was amazingly beautiful. The passenger trains will be a hit with the grandkids when I take them. I was with a tour group and everyone was impressed.
This is a great museum inside the beautiful and historic Omaha Union Station. They usually have several exhibits going that relate to the history of the area, plus other short-term exhibits. Theirtraveling exhibits give us a reason to visit several time a year. But I...More
The Durham Museum is the old Union train station for Omaha. Beautiful main floor, with a lot of history including a pivotal piece in transporting troops during WWII to the East Coast. The main floor has gift shop and an old soda fountain, and a...More
This is a wonderful museum inside the Union Station. The main floor has beautiful architecture, the history of passenger travel, a gift shop and more. The lower level has so much more to see including old railroad cars that we could walk through. Some of...More
Date of experience: October 2018
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for visiting and for the kind review! We really appreciate it and hope to see you back again soon.
I was walking around and found interested the way the museum it's about. Is very interesting to learn story and walk around the museum.
I was alone visiting the museum and you can appreciate the art and the architecture more closely.
I would probably visit...More
Up stairs is the old train station. There are statues of people from days gone by. When you walk up to one, it starts to talk. That is kind of fun. They also have an old fashioned soda fountain up stairs. Down stairs there are...More