The Durham Museum

801 S. 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108 - United States





Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

The Durham Museum in Omaha’s beautiful art deco Union Station, is home to permanent exhibits that preserve Omaha’s vibrant history. The museum’s traveling exhibits display subjects ranging from history and culture, to science and industry, and many entertaining, educational, family-oriented activities. The Durham Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and has strong ties with the Library of Congress, National Archives, and The Field Museum. In 2016, Omaha's Union Station was declared a National Historic Landmark.

For information about The Durham Museum please visit the museum’s website


STEM Saturdays, 10AM-Noon
STEM Saturday features family-friendly programming for kids and adults of all ages.

Join museum docents in our historic Log Cabin for special programming.

All Day
Pulitzer Prize Photographs exhibit Photographers record the defining moments of our world
and our time, capturing history through timeless images of fleeting moments. With the click of a button, vivid imagery documents the pain of poverty, the ecstasy of victory and the triumph of redemption. This exhibition, the second Pulitzer themed display to visit The Durham Museum, features more than 80 large-format framed photographs, expanded so that visitors can explore every detail of the gripping images.Interactive touchscreen kiosks explore more recent Pulitzer Prize winners through more than 1,000 images and 15 hours of video interviews with the photographers.
The exhibit features the most comprehensive collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs ever assembled. From iconic images like Joe Rosenthal’s 1945 photo of the American flag raising at Iwo Jima, to past and present moments of triumph and tragedy, these unforgettable photographs serve as the world’s eyes to history as it happened.

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