HOURS UPDATE: The museum will be closed on Friday, November 22 to prepare for the holiday season and on Thanksgiving Day, November 28. Please plan your visits accordingly. Thank you!

Durham Museum Searching for Official Christmas Tree

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 1, 2019. Criteria needed for a tree to be selected the official tree for Christmas at Union Station:

• Over 40 feet tall
• Have a single, straight trunk
• Have a uniform shape and no bare spots
• Be in a location where it can be safely removed

This year’s tree will be harvested on November 18 by Union Pacific and then decorated by David M. Mangelsen’s in preparation of the Christmas at Union Station festivities. The season will begin with the Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 29, 2019. Christmas at Union Station is presented by First National Bank.