List of museums and cultural institutions in Omaha, Nebraska

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Omaha Civic Auditorium

There are many cultural institutions and museums in Omaha, Nebraska. The city has a major museum, and several regionally important museums.[1][2]


Omaha Children's Museum
Holland Performing Arts Center
The atrium of the Joslyn Art Museum. Dale Chihuly's Chihuly: Inside and Out can be seen at the far end.
Great Plains Black History Museum
General Crook House Museum
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Joslyn Castle
Astro Theatre
Creighton Orpheum Theatre
Omaha Community Playhouse


Art (encyclopedic collection)[edit]

Botanic conservatory[edit]


  • Since its inception in 1976, Omaha Children's Museum has been a place where children can challenge themselves, discover how the world works and learn through play.



  • The Durham Museum is located on 10th Street in the art deco Union Station. The museum has numerous permanent exhibits and is accredited with the Smithsonian Institution for traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian.[6]

Specialized and historical[edit]



Festivals and fairs[edit]

Music, theater and performing arts[edit]



Recording studios[edit]



Not-for-profit and university galleries[edit]


  1. ^ Museums in Omaha, Nebraska. Nebraska Museums Association. Retrieved 10/8/11.
  2. ^ "Nebraska Museums", Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 10/8/11.
  3. ^ (2006) Insight Omaha: The Art of it All Archived 2007-06-27 at the Wayback Machine.. Hemispheres Magazine. Retrieved 6/7/07.
  4. ^ (nd) History Archived 2005-08-24 at the Wayback Machine.. The Rows at SoMa website. Retrieved 6/7/07.
  5. ^ (nd) Smithsonian Affiliations. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 6/7/07.
  6. ^ (nd) History Archived 2007-06-30 at the Wayback Machine.. Durham Western Heritage Museum. Retrieved 6/7/07.
  7. ^ (nd) General Crook House Museum Archived 2007-08-13 at the Wayback Machine.. Douglas County Historical Society. Retrieved 6/9/07.

See also[edit]