THINGS TO DO IN OMAHA.
TOP ACTIVITIES TO DO IN OMAHA
Voted #1 in the United States, the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo is the top attraction here in Omaha. Minutes down the street from the CenturyLink Center, enjoy a nice morning or evening before or after the conference with nature. There are so many exhibits to choose from including:
Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium
Berniece Grewcock Butterfly and Insect Pavilion
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion
Hubbard Orangutan Forest
Hubbard Gorilla Valley
Kingdoms of the Night
Lozier IMAX Theater
Garden of the Senses
Durhams Bear Canyon
Owen Sea Lion Pavilion
There are so many things to do and see. We can promise you, you will not be disappointed!
Monday - Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm with buildings staying open until 6 pm.
Adults (12 and Over): $19.95
Children (3-11) $13.95
Seniors (65 and over): $18.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and Over): $18.95
Military Children (3-11): $12.95
Omaha's Lauritzen Gardens is a living museum of unique four-season plant displays, maintained to the highest standards consistent with environmental stewardship. It provides memorable educational and aesthetic experiences for all.
Escape to an urban oasis of beauty and tranquility to experience the glory of the garden. Discover a hidden sanctuary in the heart of the city. Relax while cultivating your mind in this living plant museum, conveniently located in the beautiful riverfront hills.
Children 6 - 12: $5
Children Younger Than 6: FREE
Monday - Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm
Garden Twilight Hours:
Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 am - 8 pm
The extended hours during Garden Twilight provide a unique opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the garden at dusk whether it is for peaceful solitude, a romantic evening, family excursion or an entertaining Tempo of Twilight concert. Visitors are able to relax after work in solitary or with family and friends to take a stroll after dinner or simply enjoy the serenity of the garden at twilight. The gift shop also remains open until 8 p.m. during Garden Twilight.
Narrated Tram Tours:
One-hour narrated tram tours of the garden's 100-acre site are available May through October for $3 per person (adults and children). Please note: on days with high pedestrian traffic, the tram may not run for the safety of our guests.
Joslyn Art 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 Museum’s original 1931 building is one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the nation. The Walter and Suzanne Scott Pavilion, a 58,000-square-foot addition built in 1994, was designed by renowned British architect Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, as his first U.S. commission.
The Museum features galleries, a 1,000–seat concert hall, fountain court, education technology gallery, lecture hall, classrooms, café, and shop.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm
Thursday, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays*
Hours may change for special exhibitions.
Museum Admission: FREE
Making its home in one of Omaha's most unique treasures, Union Station, The Durham Museum offers a fascinating look at the history of the region. It also offers a broad-range of traveling exhibits, covering subjects ranging from history and culture, to science, industry and more through our affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution and strong ties with the Library of Congress, National Archives and the Field Museum.
We encourage you to explore all that The Durham Museum has to offer!
Tuesday, 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, 1 pm - 5 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays*
Seniors (62+): $8
Children (3-12) $7
Children Under 2: FREE
THE OLD MARKET is Omaha's most historic, most entertaining neighborhood. The cobblestone streets are home to a diverse mix of shopping, galleries, restaurants, taverns and people-watching.
Old Market Hours:
While generally the Old Market is open every day, the individual schedules of each business varies. We are a unique, eclectic, independently owned group of businesses. Please check with a business directly for current days and hours.
Hilton Omaha offers complimentary shuttle to and from the airport. To make arrangements to use this service, please contact the Hilton directly at 402.998.3400. The shuttle runs every 1/2 hour, and travels in a 3 mile radius.
In most years, Omaha averages a daily maximum temperature for June that's between 80° and 85° F and usually falls between 60° and 65° F in the evenings.
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