Searching for the Seventies: The DOCUMERICA Photography Project
Union Station Gallery
Baright Home and Family Gallery
Bishop Clarkson Community Gallery
Byron Reed Gallery of Coins and Documents
Fraser Stryker Trans-Mississippi Exposition Gallery
Trish and Dick Davidson Gallery (Track Level)
Omaha at Work Gallery
Top Secret: License to Spy
Omaha Police: Answering the Call Since 1857
American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure
Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe
From Nebraska to the World: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West
First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science
Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen
Identity: An Exhibition of You
The Art of Stagecraft: Jim Othuse and 40 Years at the Omaha Community Playhouse
Into the Wild Blue: Omaha Aviation History in Photographs
The 1968 Exhibit
Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear
A T rex Named Sue
American Royalty: The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Scholarship and Coronation Ball
Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power
Worn with Pride: Americans in Uniform
The American Soldier
Soda Fountain & Candy Shop
Summer Camps 2017
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Community Exhibit Outreach
River City History Tours
Meet our Tour Guides
Byron Reed Collection
Adah & Leon Millard Foundation Library
Brick by Brick
How to Get Involved
On Track Guild
Museum Floor Plan
Free Weekend: April 8-9
Nebraska Science Festival
Hanging with Heroes
Board of Directors
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Monday, December 26
History with Heroes
Superheroes wanted! Grab your cape and join us for History with Heroes as we learn about what it means to be a hero and how you can be one too! We will even have visits from some real-life heroes from the Omaha Fire Department and the Omaha Police Department.
Tuesday, December 27
What is your favorite toy? Learn all about the history of toys and play pioneer and Native American games before enjoying a visit from Fat Brain Toys! They will demonstrate some new and exciting toys and you may even get to try some yourself.
Wednesday, December 28
Your mission, if you choose to accept it…is to join us for Top Secret camp! The Durham Museum is recruiting new spies for our upcoming 2017 exhibition, Top Secret: License to Spy. Learn the art of investigation from a real Omaha FBI agent and see if you can become the next James Bond.
Thursday, December 29
Here ye! Here ye! Travel back in time to the land of kings and queens, knights and jesters as we explore what it was like to live during medieval times. Meet some real medieval characters that will tell you what life was really like in the land of dragons and peasants!
Friday, December 30
Walk in the Woods
Over the river and through the woods! This day of camp will be all about winter. Gifford Farms will visit us with some winter animals before we have a chance to do a winter hike at Fontenelle Forest. Don’t forget your snow boots!
Monday, January 2
Food for Thought
Put on your chef’s hat and join us for Food for Thought! Concoct cold treats during this winter-food themed camp, while learning the science of ice cream, sno cones, hot cocoa, and more!
Tuesday, January 3
Come build with us! Explore all things engineering as you build beautiful bridges and terrific towers. Hear from an experienced engineer in Omaha while you draw up the plans!
Wednesday, January 4
Dashing through the Decades
Take a trip down memory lane and discover what it would be like to live in another decade. Learn how fashion, music, and life have changed throughout the years. A clerk from Omaha's very own Buffett and Son Grocery Store will be joining us this day as well as the Jitterbugs, Omaha’s local dance group specializing in jazz and swing dancing. They will teach campers some vintage moves and end the day with a dance showcase for parents!
Thursday, January 5
Durham Globe Trotters
Travel the world in one short day! Visit the seven continents as you stamp your passport with activities and games from each unique location. Look in wonder as we learn how explorers navigated using the night sky with the Gifford Farms Star Lab!
Friday, January 6
Durham Pajama Party
Put on your PJs and bring your sleeping bag for the best Pajama Party in town! Enjoy games, crafts, and snacks, plus a visit from a doctor who helps people sleep better. Why do we need 8 hours of sleep and how can you make sure you’re getting enough sleep? Find out at Durham Pajama Party!
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