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Have you visited Omaha’s Durham Museum? Make sure to visit the interactive and educational museum this weekend with free admission on Saturday and Sunday!

This Friday, The National Park Service and The Durham Museum officially unveils the Historic National Landmark plaque for Omaha’s Union Station. With generous support of museum donors and to celebrate the building’s designation, The Durham will be open free of charge Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9.

Photo credit: Nebraska Tourism

Photo credit: Nebraska Tourism

The Durham Museum offers some amazing exhibits. Kids and adults can stroll through train cars from the 1940s and 50s, trucks, streetcars, a two-story farmhouse façade with a replica apple tree and a replica of Buffett grocery store. Visitors can learn the history of immigrants in Omaha and the history of Union Pacific’s 10 passenger depots in Omaha. Then, take a peek at at model trains, antiques and educational galleries. Their special exhibit through April 30 is Baright Home and Family gallery searching for the seventies: The Doumerica photography project.

Photo credit: Nebraska Tourism

Photo credit: Nebraska Tourism

The Durham Museum is located at 801 S 10th St in Omaha, NE. The museum is open 10am-5pm on Saturday and 1-5pm on Sunday and admission is FREE both days. Tours and presentations covering Art Deco Architecture and the history of Union Station are planned for Saturday, April 8 at 10:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm and Sunday, April 9 at 1:30pm and 3:30pm. View this event on Facebook and check out the The Durham Museum website to learn more.

Do you plan to visit the Durham Museum this weekend?

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