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Seven Local Museums join Smithsonian Magazine’s Annual Museum Day

Free Admission on September 21, 2019, with a downloadable Museum Day Ticket The Durham Museum, Great Plains Black History Museum, El Museo Latino and General Crook House Museum in Omaha, Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs, Sarpy County Museum in Bellevue and Cass County Historical Society Museum in Plattsmouth will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, September… Continue Reading Seven Local Museums join Smithsonian Magazine’s Annual Museum Day

RACE: Are We So Different? Will Help Visitors Explore the Reality – and Unreality – of Race

The Durham Museum is excited to announce the opening of RACE: Are We So Different?, developed by the American Anthropological Association in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota.  The exhibit is on display September 28, 2019 – January 5, 2020.  It is the first national exhibition to tell the stories of race from the biological, cultural and historical points… Continue Reading RACE: Are We So Different? Will Help Visitors Explore the Reality – and Unreality – of Race

The Durham Museum Announces 2020 Exhibition Schedule

The Durham Museum is excited to announce its 2020 exhibit lineup.  The year kicks off with Pulitzer Prize Photographs a traveling exhibition from the Newseum.  Summer is sure to “rock” when Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World comes to The Durham from the National GUITAR Museum. The year comes to a close with The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces 2020 Exhibition Schedule

Durham Museum Searching for Official Christmas Tree

The Durham Museum is searching for the official tree for its annual Christmas at Union Station celebration. Every year The Durham receives submissions from Omaha area residents requesting their evergreen tree be selected as the official tree for Christmas at Union Station. Residents wishing to donate an evergreen tree are encouraged to contact The Durham at 402-444-5071, before August 1,… Continue Reading Durham Museum Searching for Official Christmas Tree

The Durham Museum to Host Annual Sentimental Journey Event : “Coming Together”

The Durham Museum will host its annual fundraiser, Sentimental Journey, on Friday, November 22, 2019. The theme of this year’s event is Sentimental Journey: Coming Together and it will celebrate the museum’s efforts to bring the community together through exhibitions, programs, events and education. The Honorary Chairs are Diane and Harlan Falk. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with… Continue Reading The Durham Museum to Host Annual Sentimental Journey Event : “Coming Together”

The Durham Museum Joins Smithsonian’s National Youth Summit on “Woman Suffrage: The Ballot and Beyond”

The Durham Museum will participate in the annual National Youth Summit May 21 at 1 p.m. EDT to mark the 100th anniversary of the passing of House of Representatives’ resolution in support of the 19th Amendment for woman suffrage in partnership with the National Museum of American History and Smithsonian Affiliate museums. This year’s webcast, “Woman Suffrage: The Ballot and… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Joins Smithsonian’s National Youth Summit on “Woman Suffrage: The Ballot and Beyond”

Smithsonian Institution ‘Saving Your Family Treasures Workshop’ planned for Saturday, June 1, 2019

Smithsonian affiliate The Durham Museum has teamed up with the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative to host a second free workshop providing information on how to preserve damaged personal heirlooms after natural disasters. The workshop will be Saturday, June 1 from 10am-Noon at The Durham Museum (801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108). The event is free and open to the… Continue Reading Smithsonian Institution ‘Saving Your Family Treasures Workshop’ planned for Saturday, June 1, 2019

Durham Museum to open newly restored National Command Car #1202

For more than 20 years, The Durham Museum’s train cars have been a favorite of millions of museum visitors who have climbed aboard to experience what it was like to travel by train. In March, The Durham Museum launched a community-wide crowdfunding effort called the National Command Club to help re-carpet, re-upholster, and revitalize the “National Command” 1202 sleeper car… Continue Reading Durham Museum to open newly restored National Command Car #1202

Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 26

The past comes alive during River City History Tours at The Durham Museum! River City History Tours are historically accurate and educational tours that share the fascinating history of Omaha. Explore the city’s vibrant past aboard Ollie the Trolley and hear entertaining stories from knowledgeable tour guides. Select from the following six tours – each offering a unique viewpoint into… Continue Reading Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 26