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The Top Museums in Omaha

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There are many interesting and inviting museums to explore in the Omaha. These are the top museums to visit during your Omaha vacation:

  • Joslyn Art Museum — The Joslyn Art Museum is a fine art museum that has engaging exhibits for people of all ages to explore. Older children and adults will appreciate the beauty of the art that is on display, while younger children can take part in programming that is designed specifically for them. Storytime sessions are perfect for preschoolers and toddlers, while teens may enjoy the drawing competitions that are hosted by the museum.
  • Lauritzen Gardens — Lauritzen Gardens is an outdoor escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Families can spend endless hours soaking up the beauty of the plants that are on display. In addition, there are many programming options available throughout the summer months that allow children to experience this attraction in a relevant and relatable way.
  • The Durham Museum — The Durham Museum is located in a restored train station that pays homage to the history of Omaha. It is the perfect place for families to visit in order to learn more about the culture of the community. Families with children also love to get an old-fashioned milkshake at the soda shop located inside the museum.
  • Omaha Children’s Museum – The exhibits at Omaha Children’s Museum provide a wealth of opportunities for learning through play. All of the museum’s exhibits are designed to inspire, educate, and delight.



Durham Museum Photo courtesy of Visit Omaha