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The Durham Museum Announces its 2021 Exhibit Schedule

The Durham Museum is excited to announce its 2021 exhibit lineup.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the museum’s temporary closure, some exhibits originally planned for 2020 have been moved to the 2021 season. The year kicks off with Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World from the National GUITAR Museum.  It will be accompanied by Instrumental, a partnership exhibit… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces its 2021 Exhibit Schedule

The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station

November 27, 2020 through January 10, 2021 Time 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, holiday concerts and Santa himself. Although this year may look a bit… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Celebrates Christmas at Union Station

Free Admission for Veterans at The Durham Museum

In 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: Saturday, November 7, from 10AM-4PM Sunday, November 8, from 12-4PM To safely accommodate all guests, reservations must be made in advance. Please email reservations@DurhamMuseum.org or call… Continue Reading Free Admission for Veterans at The Durham Museum

Durham Museum to open Jim Henson exhibition

The Durham Museum Celebrates the Creative Vision of Jim Henson in The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited  Kermit the Frog (The Muppet Show), Ernie and Bert (Sesame Street), Jen and Kira (The Dark Crystal), plus ballroom costumes for Jareth and Sarah from Labyrinth featured in this exploration of the visionary entertainer’s work  The Durham Museum is excited to announce the… Continue Reading Durham Museum to open Jim Henson exhibition

Durham Museum Adds Virtual And In-Person Programs For Fall

The Durham Museum has added a series of free, both in-person and virtual programs for Fall 2020. At the Museum (In-Person) Each day at the museum, join our docents and visit your favorite exhibits in the museum with enhanced programming and educational objects. Sunday, 1:30-2:30PM                     Great Hall Guided Tour Tuesday, 10AM-Noon                    Train Tours & Earth Lodge Artifacts Wednesday, 10AM-Noon             What… Continue Reading Durham Museum Adds Virtual And In-Person Programs For Fall

Durham Museum Announces Reopening Plans

Beginning on Saturday, July 18, 2020, The Durham Museum will be reopening for museum members only. The Museum will open to the general public on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Museum hours will be Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-4PM, Sunday 12-4PM and closed Mondays. As part of its ongoing effort to assist the community in preventing the spread of COVID-19, The Durham Museum has… Continue Reading Durham Museum Announces Reopening Plans

The Durham Museum Announces Adjustments to Exhibit Schedule

The Durham Museum would like to announce the following changes to its temporary exhibition schedule. The museum remains closed to the public until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to welcoming guests back to the museum as soon as it is safe to do so. Extended Pulitzer Prize Photographs This exhibit, which was on display when… Continue Reading The Durham Museum Announces Adjustments to Exhibit Schedule

Local History Museums and Libraries Seek Stories of the Pandemic

Several local museums and libraries are joining in an effort to collect the stories of how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the lives of Nebraskans. Eight organizations: Douglas County Historical Society, The Durham Museum, El Museo Latino, Great Plains Black History Museum, History Nebraska, Sarpy County Museum, UNO Criss Library and UNMC McGoogan Library of Medicine are all seeking to… Continue Reading Local History Museums and Libraries Seek Stories of the Pandemic