Explore a city filled with history, culture and adventure.
Visit Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, The Durham Museum, Lauritzen Gardens and more!
Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
With 160 acres of plants, animals and unique habitats from around the globe, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is home to the world’s largest indoor desert, under the world’s largest geodesic dome, next to North America’s largest indoor rainforest. Omaha’s Zoo is nationally renowned for its leadership in animal conservation, by dedicating resources to saving and protecting species around the world.
Lauritzen Gardens and Kenefick Park
Lauritzen Gardens is a living museum of beauty and tranquility in the heart of the city, providing memorable educational and aesthetic experiences for all. The Gardens feature four seasonal horticultural displays of beautiful and engaging indoor floral exhibits, outdoor display plantings, and natural plant communities. Discover 100 acres of inspiring gardens maintained to the highest standards consistent with environmental stewardship.
Next to Lauritzen Gardens is Kenefick Park, home to two of the greatest locomotives ever to power Union Pacific Railroad.
The Durham Museum
The Durham Museum is home to one of Omaha’s most unique treasures, Union Station. Offering a fascinating look at the region’s history, The Durham transports visitors to another place in time. The beautiful architectural building offers a broad-range of traveling exhibits covering subjects ranging from history and culture, to science and industry. The museum is a proud Smithsonian affiliate with strong ties to the Library of Congress, National Archives and the Field Museum.
Joslyn Art Museum
Joslyn Art Museum is a pink marble masterpiece filled with more than 11,000 priceless works of art. Visitors come face-to-face with works by Renoir, Monet, Chihuly, and more. The museum collects, preserves and interprets the visual arts of the highest quality, fostering appreciation and enjoyment of art for the benefit of a diverse audience.
The Old Market Entertainment District
The Old Market is a historic area transferred into a lively shopping, dining and nightlife destination. Cobblestone streets are lined with unique boutiques, antique emporiums, innovative restaurants, friendly pubs, and tasty sweet shops.