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Extended Hours and “$5 after 5PM” this Summer at The Durham Museum

The Durham Museum will extend its operating hours during the summer months (June, July and August) and be open 7 days a week. Please note the museum is closed Memorial Day and Independence Day. Summer Hours are as follows: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday: 10AM-4PM Tuesday: 10AM-8PM Sunday: 12PM-4PM The Durham is also bringing back “$5 after 5” to encourage guests to visit… Continue Reading Extended Hours and “$5 after 5PM” this Summer at The Durham Museum

Dinosaurs are Invading The Durham this Summer!

Explore the fact, fiction and fossils of over 150 million years of dinosaur history in The Durham’s summer exhibition, Dinosaur Revolution, a totally interactive experience set up within a maze! Travel through time to complete three Mesozoic missions as you explore the fascinating prehistoric world of dinosaurs. Themed activities are designed to reveal intriguing facts and unravel mysteries about the… Continue Reading Dinosaurs are Invading The Durham this Summer!

FREE VIRTUAL LECTURE FEATURES MANDELA’S FORMER PRIVATE SECRETARY

The Durham Museum invites the community to a free virtual presentation featuring Zelda la Grange, former private secretary to Nelson Mandela. La Grange joins us live from South Africa for this unique eyewitness perspective. Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:00PM CST – Virtual Presentation There is no cost to attend this virtual presentation, but registration is required. Once you have registered,… Continue Reading FREE VIRTUAL LECTURE FEATURES MANDELA’S FORMER PRIVATE SECRETARY

Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 8

Join The Durham Museum for another exciting season of River City History Tours! These popular tours depart from The Durham Museum aboard Ollie the Trolley and explore topics like women in Omaha, the city’s infamous bootlegging history, the original “Gold Coast” neighborhood and more. Tours cost $25 for museum members and $30 for non-members and all tours last between 90… Continue Reading Punch your Ticket! – The Durham Museum’s River City History Tours kick-off May 8

Free Admission to The Durham Museum on April 2nd

The Durham Museum is proud to offer free admission on Saturday, April 2, 10AM-4PM, to invite the community to experience Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition. Thanks to our generous exhibit sponsors, there is no fee for admission. Because capacity is limited, advanced registration is highly encouraged, and we ask that members and frequent visitors consider allowing those who may not… Continue Reading Free Admission to The Durham Museum on April 2nd

Nelson Mandela Exhibition Opens at The Durham Museum March 5

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  – Nelson Mandela  Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition is the major new global touring exhibition that takes visitors on a personal journey through the life of the world’s most iconic freedom fighter and political leader. The Durham Museum is thrilled to welcome the exhibition to Omaha… Continue Reading Nelson Mandela Exhibition Opens at The Durham Museum March 5

Durham Museum presents “Anansi The Spider Stories” in Celebration of Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, The Durham Museum is proud to present “Anansi The Spider Stories”, with Bobby Norfolk, as our Scholar in Residence for the month of February. This year’s program will again be offered virtually. The program is being offered February 16 and 17 for schools and is recommended for students in 1st-5th grade, but all ages… Continue Reading Durham Museum presents “Anansi The Spider Stories” in Celebration of Black History Month

Admission and Membership Increase at The Durham Museum

The Durham Museum will increase admission rates and membership prices starting March 1, 2022. Adult and senior admission will both increase $2. Child admission rates will remain the same. The museum is also adding a new admission price type for Military members and Veterans. The last admission increase for the museum was in 2016. New Admission Pricing Adults: $13 Senior:… Continue Reading Admission and Membership Increase at The Durham Museum

The Durham Museum Announces its 2022 Exhibit Schedule

The Durham Museum is excited to announce its 2022 exhibit lineup. The year kicks off with Theater Row, a local history exhibit about stage and screen in early 20th century Omaha. In March, we open Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition which takes visitors on a personal journey through the life of the world’s most iconic freedom fighter and political leader.… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces its 2022 Exhibit Schedule