The Durham Museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the United States' western region and is housed in Omaha's former Union Station. Partnerships with the Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress and National Archives provide a wide-range of traveling exhibits and programming. Permanent exhibits highlighting Omaha and Nebraska history allow visitors to learn about Native American life, Lewis and Clark, the railroad and much more.
Grace Sullivan, education program coordinator
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68108
Fees: School Group Rate $5 per student
Title I School Group Rate $4 per student
Note groups must include 10 or more participants to receive the group rate. Teachers and staff will be admitted at no charge with each registered group. Additional chaperones may attend at $5 per chaperone.
Student Ratio: 1:10 adult to student ratio
Tour Info: School groups may choose from various programs to customize their visit, including Historic Schoolroom, Native American Life, Pioneer Life, All Aboard, Lewis and Clark and others. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes with additional time built in for transitions between spaces. For questions about how to divide your groups/classes, please contact the education department. We ask that field trip requests are made at least two weeks in advance.
Capacity/availability: Tours are offered daily during regular museum hours, but school groups may start as early as 9:00 a.m. during the week and may come on Mondays even if the museum is closed.
Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Monday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (During Christmas and Summer seasons)
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed major holidays