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01/31/23The Durham Museum will open Descendants of DeWitty this Saturday, February 4. This 27-photo exhibition shares the history of the people of DeWitty, later known as Audacious, the largest and longest-lasting African American settlement in Nebraska. The images highlight residents and everyday life in the settlement, which was located in Cherry County from 1907 to 1936. The settlers, including former… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Opens “Descendants of DeWitty” Exhibition
01/18/23The Durham Museum is unmasking its first exhibition of the 2023 calendar year with Hall of Heroes, on display January 28-April 16, 2023. Hall of Heroes celebrates and explores both the history and science behind America’s fascination with superheroes and how they impacted popular culture throughout the 20th century and beyond. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to explore, learn… Continue Reading Discover Your Superpowers in “Hall of Heroes” at The Durham Museum
01/09/23(Posted 1/9/23) – This week, The Durham Museum will begin the second phase of a project to restore Union Station’s ornate Art Deco ceilings. Following the completion of a recent multi-year restoration of Union Station’s exterior, the museum has turned inward to begin addressing repairs to the ornate historic ceilings of Union Station. Since early 2020, the museum has been… Continue Reading The Durham Museum to Restore Art Deco Ceilings
01/05/23The Durham Museum is proud to offer free admission to the community on Monday, January 16, 10AM-4PM, to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Join the museum as we highlight MLK’s legacy and message of peace, tolerance, community service, and an inclusive, hopeful future for all. In addition to the museum’s permanent exhibitions, guests can participate in an Omaha… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Open Free of Charge on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
12/14/223, 2, 1….Happy “Noon” Year! The Durham Museum will host its annual Noon Year’s Eve celebration on Saturday, December 31st from 10AM-2PM. Guests will get an early start to their New Year’s celebration at this family-friendly event. Entertainment will include live music by Dinosaur “Dino” O’Dell and the T-Rex All-Stars. Create your own party hat, participate in a museum-wide scavenger… Continue Reading Countdown to 2023 at The Durham Museum!
11/28/22The Durham Museum is excited to announce its 2023 exhibit lineup. The year kicks off with Hall of Heroes, which celebrates both the history and science behind America’s fascination with superheroes and how they impacted our popular culture throughout the 20th century and beyond. In February, the museum will host Descendants of DeWitty, a photo exhibit that shares the history… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces its 2023 Exhibit Schedule
11/02/22Time to trim the tree, bake some cookies, wrap those presents and, of course, visit The Durham Museum! Christmas at Union Station, presented by FNBO, is back for another year of festive fun. This long-standing tradition features Omaha’s official Christmas tree (over 40-feet tall!), holiday concerts and Santa himself. Christmas at Union Station presented by FNBO is sponsored by Conagra… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station
10/27/22In honor of the upcoming Veteran’s Day holiday, The Durham Museum will open its doors free of charge to those who have served in the military. Admission is free for veterans and their family members on Friday, November 11, 10AM-4PM. The Museum will also offer free hot dog meals for Veterans at the Soda Fountain that day. The Durham Museum… Continue Reading Free Admission for Veterans at The Durham Museum
10/12/22Don your best plaid, grab a few friends and join The Durham Museum’s On Track Guild for a wonderful day of great food and shopping that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit! The Durham Museum’s On Track Guild will host a fundraiser for The Durham Museum, “Coming Home for the Holidays” Luncheon and Market, on Monday, November 21,… Continue Reading The Durham Museum’s On Track Guild to Host “Coming Home for the Holidays” Luncheon and Market
10/04/22Celebrate Halloween at The Durham Museum! We’ve got plenty of spooky good fun planned for the whole family. Get ready to explore some haunted history behind the walls of historic Union Station this October! Regular museum admission applies for all activities. FREE for museum members. Great Hall-oween Haunt Tuesday, October 25, 5–8PM • Advanced Tickets Encouraged Join The Durham Museum… Continue Reading Halloween at The Durham Museum is Back!