Current Exhibits


Hall of Heroes
NOW – APril 16, 2023

The Durham Museum is unmasking its first exhibition of the 2023 calendar year with Hall of Heroes. This popular traveling exhibition celebrates and explores both the history 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 to explore, learn and test their heroic abilities at engaging and challenging interactive stations.

Ever wonder how your favorite super-powered characters were created? Hall of Heroes provides an immersive experience for visitors to understand the world of heroes, crime-fighters and gadgets. Their journey takes them through several themed environments with surprises around every corner. Visitors will explore the histories of heroes and the circumstances that created them, while discovering the ideals that make them the heroes that we know and love. Hall of Heroes includes:

  • Life-sized statues of the Incredible Hulk, Ironman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Black Panther and Superman (great for photo ops!).
  • A full-scale interactive recreation of the iconic 1960’s Batmobile and Batcave, and a showcase of the various gadgets used in the television series.
  • Movie props, reproductions and rare artifacts from past and present major motion pictures and television shows.

Hall of Heroes was created by Stage Nine Design and is distributed by Exhibits Development Group.

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Hall of Heroes is Supported Locally by


Valmont logo Mutual of Omaha logo Douglas County Nebraska logo
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Parker Family
Foundation

Verhalen Family
Foundation
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY
ACX Cinema
MEDIA SUPPORT BY
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“Hall of Heroes” Exhibit Programming

Photo Archive

OMAHA WORKERS: STRIKING A CHANGE IN HISTORY

now – AUGUST 6, 2023

Taxi strikeFrom streetcar workers to pharmacists and farmers, striking unions have often been a tool for Nebraskans to try to earn the “good life” and fight for social causes. This exhibit, featuring nine images from the museum’s Photo Archive, explores the stories of some notable strikes in Omaha. Tracing the history of nine incidents from the mid-30s to the late 70s, this photo exhibit explains what the strikers were working for and what outcomes they achieved.

This exhibition was developed by Durham Museum Intern and University of Nebraska Lincoln graduate William James Roe.

ADMISSION

Adults: $13*
Seniors (62+): $10*
Military/Veteran: $10*
Children (ages 3 – 12): $7*
*PLUS TAX
Children 2 years and under FREE

Members: FREE!

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Advance reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.
Members, your free admission discount is applied near the end of the online registration process.

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