Our Museum

Beautiful architecture blends with memories of a time gone by at The Durham Museum. Making its home in one of Omaha’s most unique treasures, Union Station, The Durham Museum offers a fascinating look at the history of our region and offers a broad-range of traveling exhibits covering subjects ranging from history and culture, to science, industry and more through our affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution and strong ties with the Library of Congress, National Archives and the Field Museum.

We encourage you to explore all that The Durham Museum has to offer! 

 

Omaha Union Station

MISSION STATEMENT

Provide relevant educational and entertaining opportunities within the region that exceed customer expectations, while preserving our community’s vibrant cultural history.

VISION STATEMENT

The Durham Museum will serve as a recognized, premier resource for education, entertainment, and historical preservation in our region. We will be the venue of choice in our market by providing a unique, engaging, and memorable experience professionally presented to every customer.

OUR VALUES

RESPECT & INCLUSIVENESS: We believe in fostering trust, collaboration, appreciation and diversity.

LEADERSHIP & EXCELLENCE: We believe in promoting integrity, initiative, high standards, self-motivation and an entrepreneurial spirit.

COMMITMENT & RESPONSIBILITY: We believe in ensuring legal, ethical and fiscal responsibility; stewardship, accountability and institutional continuity.

ACCESSIBILITY & RESPONSIVENESS:
We believe in furthering service, sharing resources and flexibility.

KNOWLEDGE & LIFE-LONG LEARNING: We believe in promoting curiosity, discovery and teaching.