This is a long-standing underground music venue, which has a huge following among the indie music fans, right from the time when it was known as Hotel Frank. Well-known bands like Conor Oberst, Capgun Coup and The Faint have already performed at this basement venue. The shows are quite popular here, and due to the intimacy it offers with a chance to closely interact with the audience, the venue attracts a number of national and international indie bands throughout the year. So make sure you head here early on concert nights to beat the rush.
3110 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 +1 402 444 5900(City Park Council)
Located in the center of the city you will find the bustling patch of green that is the Turner Park. Spread over an area of 7.5 acres (3 hectares), this park provides a much needed green respite for city dwellers. Though surrounded by concrete, a part of the Midtown Crossing at Turner Park development area, the park is an ideal spot for some R&R, having facilities like picnic areas and walking paths. The park also plays host to community events like the Jazz on the Green concert series. Call to know more.
2001 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68102 +1 402 345 4849(Box Office)
One of the oldest standing palaces of the city, Rose Theater is a well-crafted classical building with Mediterranean style murals and balconies. The building has a longstanding history of hosting theater performances, concerts and was also used as a film studio, until it was acquired by the Omaha Theater Company. The theater, today, hosts series of performances ranging from dance shows, ballet, stage shows and also can be rented out for various events. The building comprises a lavish main stage theater, grand lobby and several theaters dedicated to Hitchcock and other film personalities. A place where you can find series of activities held under one roof, visit their website for more information.
2500 California Plaza Creighton University Omaha, NE 68178 +1 402 280 2509
Located at the Creighton University, Lied Art Gallery is a lovely gallery that hosts the artwork of many talented young people. Conducting events such as the BFA Exhibit at the Gallery at Bancroft Street Market, China Show (Asian Studies Program), The Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit or the Empty Bowls Event, the gallery provides the right exposure needed by the students to improve their art and also for the world to see what their capable of. Do visit the university website to know more about their event schedule.
6232 Pacific Street Omaha, NE 68106 +1 402 444 4683
Mature trees with thick overhangs line nearly every fairway. A slice or a hook here and you may have a difficult time staying on track for the par 68. Total yardage equals 4598 from the men's tees. This public course sits in the center of the city, behind the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Maintenance crews typically keep the greens in superb shape.
5333 North 72nd Street Omaha, NE 68134 +1 402 444 4626
The City of Omaha keeps this course well-maintained. Bermuda grass is the main medium, with 18 holes in play. Total yardage on this par 72 equals 6,799. All golfers have access to the clubhouse. Golf carts are available for an additional $9. Tee times can be reserved seven days in advance. Cash or checks are accepted, but no credit cards.
802 South 60th Street Omaha, NE 68106 +1 402 444 5900
Mature trees shade a trail that winds behind the University of Nebraska-Omaha campus. Students and nearby homeowners come here often to jog and walk. Be sure to look for a recently refurbished fountain. A natural spring feeds the Spring Grotto, although these days a city well helps to supplement the flow. It is surrounded by a sunken garden. Each July, the park hosts Omaha's Shakespeare on the Green event. Elmwood Park Golf Course stretches along the southern side.
6005 Underwood Avenue Omaha, NE 68132 +1 402 444 4673
This large green space sits in the middle of the city. You cannot miss it while driving down busy Dodge Street. A sea of lush, green grass reaches up to a white monument dedicated to Omahans who died in World War II. A separate memorial honors the men and women killed in Korea and Vietnam. Local citizens raised the money needed to establish the park in 1944. Tall hills offer one of the best sled rides in the city.
3902 Davenport Street Omaha, NE 68131 +1 402 595 2199
Take a trip back in time to 1903 with a visit to the exquisite family home of George and Sarah Joslyn, two of Omaha's most respected historical citizens. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Scottish-Baronial style home boasts four stories and 35 rooms. The castle, originally built at a cost of $250,000, is located in the beautiful Gold Coast district and is across the street from the Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast. The castle is open to the public on the first and third Sundays of each month; see the website or call for more information.
66th Avenue & Dodge Street Omaha, NE 68132 +1 402 554 2219
The night sky comes to life at this impressive planetarium. Join the audience in the theater for an educational trip through the heavens; visit the rooftop observatory for a view of the planets; or kick back and enjoy a laser show set to rock music. The planetarium also hosts traditional, live star talks. A store features a multitude of science-oriented materials. Tickets are sold in the lobby 30 minutes before show time.
Since its inception in 1976, Omaha Children's Museum has been
a special place where children can challenge themselves, discover how the world works and learn through play. The mission of Omaha Children's Museum is to engage the imagination and ...
A historical marker points out the birth site of African
American activist Malcolm X. His family left Omaha in the 1920s. Decades later, community leaders launched a crusade for this memorial, which appears on the National Register of Historic ...
This large green space sits in the middle of the
city. You cannot miss it while driving down busy Dodge Street. A sea of lush, green grass reaches up to a white monument dedicated to Omahans who died in ...