November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Christmas at Union Station presented by First National Bank Christmas at Union Station: Meet Santa
The best way to spread Christmas cheer…is to visit to The Durham Museum, of course! Christmas at Union Station is back for another year of festive fun. This long standing tradition has become one of the top holiday destinations in the region. From the forty-foot-tall twinkling tree to holidays around the globe to Santa himself, you won’t want to miss it!

Meet Santa

Santa visits the Durham throughout the holiday season! Make sure you plan a visit and see the big guy before it’s too late to get on the nice list!
SUNDAYS
1:30-4PM
December 1-December 22
TUESDAYS
5-8PM
December 3, 10 and 17
SATURDAYS
10:30AM-3PM
November 30-December 21

 


Calendar of upcoming Events

Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

4:00 pm
Friday, November 29, 4-8PM (Tree Lighting at approximately 7PM) The Christmas at Union Station festivities begin with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy loads of entertainment including cookie decorating and holiday crafts at the David M. Mangelsen’s Craft Corner, live music, plus Santa himself! All the good tidings and cheer lead up to the signature tradition of the night: the… Continue Reading Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Durham Museum

Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10:00 am
We are decorating our historic log cabin for Christmas, and we invite you and your family to enjoy it! A docent will be present to show guests the cabin and share pioneer holiday traditions.

The Durham Museum

Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

10:30 am
Holiday Concert Series November 30 – December 22, 2019 Saturdays 10:30AM-3PM Sundays 1:30-4PM Tuesdays 5-8PM Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school musicians and choirs perform as part of The Durham Museum’s Holiday Concert Series. Concert Schedule/Performers Coming in November! Major Sponsor Supporting Sponsors   Dr.… Continue Reading Holiday Concert Series

The Durham Museum

Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

12:00 pm
Various Downtown Arts & Cultural Institutions The Holiday Lights Family Festival offers the community an opportunity to experience many of Omaha’s leading downtown attractions for free. This year’s Family Festival will be held Sunday, December 1, from noon to 5 p.m. A free trolley service will connect the participating venues. Each site will offer free admission and family activities. For… Continue Reading Holiday Lights Family Festival

The Durham Museum

Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

1:00 pm
We are decorating our historic log cabin for Christmas, and we invite you and your family to enjoy it! A docent will be present to show guests the cabin and share pioneer holiday traditions.

The Durham Museum

Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1:00 pm
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

1:30 pm
Holiday Concert Series November 30 – December 22, 2019 Saturdays 10:30AM-3PM Sundays 1:30-4PM Tuesdays 5-8PM Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school musicians and choirs perform as part of The Durham Museum’s Holiday Concert Series. Concert Schedule/Performers Coming in November! Major Sponsor Supporting Sponsors   Dr.… Continue Reading Holiday Concert Series

The Durham Museum

Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

5:00 pm
During the busy holiday season, The Durham Museum makes it easy for families to create special memories. Santa and his reindeer visit the museum the first three Tuesday nights in December leading up to Christmas. Families can also take part in creating holiday crafts at the David M. Mangelsen’s Craft Corner and enjoy live performances by local choirs and ensembles.… Continue Reading Family Night with Santa

The Durham Museum

Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

5:00 pm
Holiday Concert Series November 30 – December 22, 2019 Saturdays 10:30AM-3PM Sundays 1:30-4PM Tuesdays 5-8PM Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school musicians and choirs perform as part of The Durham Museum’s Holiday Concert Series. Concert Schedule/Performers coming in November! Major Sponsor Supporting Sponsors   Dr.… Continue Reading Holiday Concert Series

The Durham Museum

Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

5:00 pm
Holiday Cultural Festival  Learn how the world celebrates this joyful time of year during the Holiday Cultural Festival! More than 40 local cultural organizations proudly display their crafts and traditional dress, while musicians and dancers perform throughout the evening. Hard-to-find ethnic foods and gifts will be available for purchase. Performance Schedule Coming in November Confirmed Organizations Participating Coming Soon!  … Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Festival

The Durham Museum

Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10:00 am
We are decorating our historic log cabin for Christmas, and we invite you and your family to enjoy it! A docent will be present to show guests the cabin and share pioneer holiday traditions.

The Durham Museum

Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

10:30 am
Holiday Concert Series November 30 – December 22, 2019 Saturdays 10:30AM-3PM Sundays 1:30-4PM Tuesdays 5-8PM Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school musicians and choirs perform as part of The Durham Museum’s Holiday Concert Series. Concert Schedule/Performers Coming in November! Major Sponsor Supporting Sponsors   Dr.… Continue Reading Holiday Concert Series

The Durham Museum

Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

1:00 pm
We are decorating our historic log cabin for Christmas, and we invite you and your family to enjoy it! A docent will be present to show guests the cabin and share pioneer holiday traditions.

The Durham Museum

Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1:00 pm
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

1:30 pm
Holiday Concert Series November 30 – December 22, 2019 Saturdays 10:30AM-3PM Sundays 1:30-4PM Tuesdays 5-8PM Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school musicians and choirs perform as part of The Durham Museum’s Holiday Concert Series. Concert Schedule/Performers Coming in November! Major Sponsor Supporting Sponsors   Dr.… Continue Reading Holiday Concert Series

The Durham Museum

Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

4:00 pm
Monday, December 9, 4-7PM All ages welcome! Scout families, enjoy the best of Christmas at Union Station complete with cookie decorating and a scavenger hunt. Family-friendly, holiday-themed activities will make this a night to remember. Register online or call the Education Department, at 402-444-5027 or email education@DurhamMuseum.org to sign up! Payment is required upon registration.

The Durham Museum

Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

5:00 pm
During the busy holiday season, The Durham Museum makes it easy for families to create special memories. Santa and his reindeer visit the museum the first three Tuesday nights in December leading up to Christmas. Families can also take part in creating holiday crafts at the David M. Mangelsen’s Craft Corner and enjoy live performances by local choirs and ensembles.… Continue Reading Family Night with Santa

The Durham Museum

Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

5:00 pm
Holiday Concert Series November 30 – December 22, 2019 Saturdays 10:30AM-3PM Sundays 1:30-4PM Tuesdays 5-8PM Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school musicians and choirs perform as part of The Durham Museum’s Holiday Concert Series. Concert Schedule/Performers coming in November! Major Sponsor Supporting Sponsors   Dr.… Continue Reading Holiday Concert Series

The Durham Museum

Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum

Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am
Exhibit open November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how cultures from around the world celebrate the holiday season. Each tree is decorated by a local Omaha cultural society and is accompanied by interpretative… Continue Reading Holiday Cultural Trees Display

The Durham Museum


A “Sweet” Deal for You…or a Friend!

Purchase a museum membership, in person, at The Durham Museum starting November 29, 2019 and receive a FREE box of Nebraska-made Baker’s Chocolate Meltaways!** Offer valid on the following purchases:
• A New Membership
• A Membership Renewal
• A gift membership — give a membership to The Durham Museum to a special someone on your list!
**WHILE SUPPLIES LAST**

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 Nebraska's own Baker's Chocolate Meltaways

Shine the Light on Hunger

Throughout the holiday season, you can drop off non-perishable food items at The Durham for the Food Bank for the Heartland in support of Conagra Brands Foundation Shine the Light on Hunger campaign. Please help us fight hunger in our community and assist those in greatest need! Our goal is to collect 350 pounds of food and raise $10,000 for the Food Bank for the Heartland’s student backpack program during the holiday season. Please consider bringing a donation with you on your visit to the museum!

Shine the Light on Hunger

 

Additional parking map

 

Additional Event Parking

The Conagra Brands parking lot at 7th & Leavenworth Streets, with shuttle drop-off at the museum, is available during the following events:
• Tree Lighting Ceremony – November 29
• Holiday Cultural Festival – December 6
• Noon Year’s Eve – December 31

Christmas at Union Station
presented by First National Bank

Major SponsorConagra Brands Foundation Supporting Sponsors
 

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L.
Criss Memorial Foundation

Union Pacific
Mangelsen's
Special thanks to Norm’s Door Service, Hughes Tree Service, Omaha Police Department and Duke Aerial.
Media support provided by
KETV