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The Durham Museum to Present “HALL OF HEROES” in 2023

The Durham Museum is unmasking its first exhibition of the 2023 calendar year with Hall of Heroes, on display January 28-April 16, 2023. This popular traveling exhibition celebrates and explores both the history of and science behind America’s fascination with superheroes and how they impacted our popular culture throughout the 20th century and beyond. Visitors of all ages are encouraged… Continue Reading The Durham Museum to Present “HALL OF HEROES” in 2023

Tickets on Sale Now for “Downton at The Durham”

It’s the social event of the season and you’re invited! Be the first to experience The Durham Museum’s fall exhibition, Dressing the Abbey, during “Downton at The Durham” – Thursday, September 22, 6-9PM. Event tickets are $40 for museum members and $50 for non-members. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets include admission to the museum, one drink ticket and… Continue Reading Tickets on Sale Now for “Downton at The Durham”

The Durham Museum celebrates National Root Beer Float Day with free root beer floats Saturday, August 6th

The Durham Museum will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day with free 8 oz. root beer floats to all visitors on Saturday, August 6. Each visitor will receive a ticket for one root beer float during museum hours, 10AM-4PM (while supplies last). Regular museum admission applies and members are free. The complimentary floats are being generously underwritten by Upstream Brewing… Continue Reading The Durham Museum celebrates National Root Beer Float Day with free root beer floats Saturday, August 6th

Submissions for Omaha’s Official Christmas Tree at The Durham Museum

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 12,… Continue Reading Submissions for Omaha’s Official Christmas Tree at The Durham Museum

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