1326 South 32nd Street Omaha, NE 68105 +1 402 595 1180
This attraction is a working laboratory and historical caretaker. It preserves collections of historical, cultural and educational value. State-of-the-art laboratories feature modern preservation techniques. Visitors will also find a library and a reception area. Located near the Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens, the Conservation Center offers additional information about the former president and his Nebraska ties. A visit to the birth site and conservation center is a perfect way to spend a nice spring afternoon. Admission rates are: $1 per person.
100 Bancroft Street Omaha, NE 68108 +1 402 346 4002
Flora and fauna from around the world cover 75 acres just south of downtown Omaha. Visitors do not have to be experts to appreciate the beauty. This attraction focuses on educating both children and adults. First launched in 1982, the site now features the Robert H. Storz Family Rose Garden, an arboretum and herb garden. A children's garden offers additional activities.
1111 North Bellevue Boulevard Bellevue, NE 68005 +1 402 731 3140
Watch the mystery of natural events unfold before you. This popular wooded area occupies 1400 acres of beautiful Nebraska forest and floodplains situated along the Missouri River. Sixteen miles of trails meander through picturesque land for hikers and birdwatchers. The visitor center offers interactive educational exhibits, a one-mile wheelchair-accessible boardwalk, a gift shop and more. Facilities for parties, meetings and receptions are also available.
3701 South 10th Street Omaha, NE 68107 +1 402 733 8400
Readers of Disney-owned Family Fun Magazine recently named this the "#1 Family Friendly Vacation Spot in the U.S." After visiting, you will understand why. Where else can you stroll through the world's largest man-made jungle; view sharks and other deep sea inhabitants through a glass-enclosed, walk-through tunnel; take a Lozier IMAX Theatre adventure to the top of Mt. Everest; and view hundreds of birds flying freely in a mesh aviary the size of four football fields; all in one afternoon?
2727 North 62 Street Omaha, NE 68104 +1 402 707 3724
Sweatshop Gallery opened in 2012 with an aim to provide a platform for upcoming talents in visual and performing arts who are passionate about their work. For this purpose, the venue hosts exciting events such as concerts and art exhibitions which involves various local artists and musicians. A perfect place to explore the works of local talents, the venue also adds a dash of fun and frolicking to its schedule by hosting music launch parties, BBQ parties, club nights, as well as unique events like mud-wrestling and inter-gender boxing matches. Call the venue to know about its upcoming events.
9000 North 30th Street Near Dick Collins Road, Florence Omaha, NE 68112 +1 402 453 4280
The Florence Depot was built in 1887, and originally located in downtown Florence, Omaha, at 28th and Grebe street. After its relocation, the depot became an important stop for the Omaha and Northwestern Railroad Company that operated lines between Omaha and Blair, as it was a stop-off point for cargo as well as commuters. However, after it was shut down in 1966, the depot the building went into neglect, and was going to be demolished, if not for the intervention of a local association. Today, the depot serves as an attraction and museum, housing several artifacts and documents, including a caboose and a flat car. Contact for more information.
If you enjoy the ambiance of a typical Irish pub, then Two Fine Irishmen perhaps, closely resembles the pub of Victorian style. Open throughout the week, the place is vibrant with activities and the evenings are themed ranging from Ladies night and poker nights during the weekdays and live music concerts on weekends. Delicacies like pizzas, sandwiches and nachos are served along with beverages that are priced reasonably. Highly recommended for events comprising of some of the best cover bands of rock music and feet thumping performances. Visit their website to know more.
5730 North 30th Street Omaha, NE 68111 +1 402 455 9990/+1 402 451 1013
At Douglas County Historical Society, you will find the city's history well preserved and protected. The society has three major spaces within namely a museum, a library and a research center. The museum, which is among the oldest in town, is also a space for private parties and events. The library is a treasure trove of sorts with many books, clippings, old photographs, artifacts and old diaries and documents as part of its collection. Events include classes, meetings, lectures and so on. Check the website for further details.
1004 Farnam Street Plaza Level, Burlington Building, Nebraska Arts Council Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 595 2122/+1 800 341 4067(Toll Free)
Fred Simon Gallery is one of the most distinguished galleries in Omaha.The topics dealt with at this gallery are mainly social conflicts that are going on in various societies in the world. Thus, through the world of colors and visuals, Fred Simon Gallery shows you the current controversies in today's world. On the other hand, lighter subjects are also dabbled with which is usually for the pure joy of art. A visit to the Fred Simon Gallery is a must! For further details, do visit their website.
701 Florence Boulevard University of Creighton Omaha, NE 68178 +1 402 280 5297
D.J. Sokol Arena at the Creighton University was primarily set-up to provide a complete personalized sports center. The place is a reference point for basketball, volleyball and soccer fanatics. With facilities ranging from a full-length volleyball and basketball court to spacious meetings rooms to a gymnasium, sport fanatics can enjoy the year round. The well equipped center also includes additional features to boast of. With TV cameras, Wifi and electronic access to locker rooms, it encompasses facilities to cater to your every sport and fitness want. Call ahead or log on to the website for additional information.
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