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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Attractions in Omaha, Nebraska

Amusements

  • Amazing Pizza Machine, The
    13955 South Plaza, Omaha, NE 68137
    402-829-1777, The midwest's largest indoor family entertainment center featuring a 100+ item buffet, 140+ video & arcade games, and indoor rides & attractions like go-karts, bumper... more info  map

  • Boulder Creek Amusement
    14208 South Street, Omaha, NE 68137
    402-861-0575, Offers a 36-hole adventure miniature golf, 24-foot climbing wall, batting cages and an arcade & concessions. more info

  • Doodle Cakes
    14732 Grover Street, Omaha, NE 68144
    402-697-8702, A Decorate A Cake party place. They can also host other types of parties and special events.  more info  map

  • Fun Plex
    7003 Q Street, Omaha, NE 68117
    70th and Q Streets
    402-331-8436, As Nebraska's Largest Amusement and Waterpark, Fun Plex offers fun for the entire family. Mom and Dad can lounge in the lazzy river while the kids race down our 5 story... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Father Flanagan's Boys Town
    137th & West Dodge Road, Omaha, NE 68010
    402-498-1140, A national historic landmark, Father Flanagan's home for at risk boys and girls is open to the public and includes the Father Flanagan Historic House and Shrine. more info  map

  • Historic Florence
    9102 North 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68112
    402-551-1233, Florence has more historic sites and historical markers per square mile than any other part of the state. Florence was land of the Omaha & Otoe/Missouria Tribes; on... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Freedom Park
    2497 Freedom Park Road, Omaha, NE 68110
    402-444-5955, Home of the USS Hazard (Minesweeper), the USS Marlin (training submarine) and the LSM-45 amphibious landing ship, along with other artifacts.  more info  map

  • Gerald Ford Birth Site & Gardens
    32nd and Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, NE 68105
    402-444-5955, Memorial to the 38th President of the United States, born in Omaha. A kiosk modeled after the original house's turret contains birth site information and presidential... more info

  • Lewis & Clark Landing
    515 North Riverfront Drive, Omaha, NE 68102
    402-444-5900, Explore the original site of the Lewis & Clark landing in 1804. The 23-acre landing features a boardwalk on the eight-foot-high river wall, and a restaurant for... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
    724 South 12th Street, Omaha, NE 68102
    402-341-7130, International artist-in-residency and exhibition program located in the historic Old market area. Artists from around the world live and work in our second-floor... more info  map

  • El Museo Latino
    4701 South 25th Street, Omaha, NE 68107
    402-731-1137, Established in 1993 as the first Latino art & history museum & cultural center in the Midwest. more info  map

  • Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center
    32nd and Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, NE 68105
    Located Adjacent to the Birth Site & Gardens
    402-595-1180, Regional center for care of historical, cultural, and educational collection. Small exhibit on President Ford. more info

  • Great Plains Black History Museum
    2213 Lake Street, Omaha, NE 68110
    402-320-5105, Arts, archives and interpretive center offers visitors an educational experience providing information about neglected areas of history relating to America and the... more info  map

  • Joslyn Art Museum
    2200 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68102
    402-342-3300, This large museum houses exquisite works from antiquity to the present and features European, American, Western, Native American, and Asian art. more info  map

  • Love's Jazz & Arts Center
    2510 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68111
    402-502-5291, "Offers comprehensive African American art exhibits, performance-based arts, cultural and historical preservation and archives of the contributions of African Americans,... more info

  • Omaha Children's Museum
    500 South 20th Street, Omaha, NE 68102
    402-342-6164, An intriguing hands-on experience in learning and adventures for children and adults. more info  map

  • Riekes Museum
    333 South 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68154
    402-334-6441, The museum is a replica of a neighborhood 'shul,' plus a timeline and history of Nebraska Synagogues. At the JCC are other exhibits and displays depicting the history of... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Gene Leahy Mall
    1302 Farnam on the Mall, Omaha, NE 68102
    402-444-5955, Ten-acre park featuring a lagoon and waterfalls, walking paths, gardens, playground, horseshoes, amphitheater and sculpture; connects to Heartland of America Park. Also... more info  map

  • Heartland of America Park & Fountain
    8th and Douglas Streets, Omaha, NE 68102
    Across the Street from the Old Market Area
    402-444-7275, Catch the spectacular Heartland of America Fountain, with its 300-ft water jet and light show. New to the park are gondola rides by Heartland Gondola.  more info

  • Henry Doorly Zoo
    3701 South 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68107
    402-733-8401, Henry Doorly Zoo was named the Best Zoo in America according to Reader's Digest, May 2004 edition. Omaha's Zoo, home to the world's largest indoor rainforest, desert,... more info  map

  • Lauritzen Gardens
    100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, NE 68108
    North of the Henry Doorly Zoo
    402-346-4002, A 100-acre year-round botanical center with a rose garden, children's garden, herb garden, shade garden, spring flowering walk, Victorian garden and arboretum. Also... more info  map

  • Neale Woods Nature Center
    14323 Edith Marie Avenue, Omaha, NE 68112
    402-453-5615, A nature preserve with 550 acres of deep forests, hilltop prairies, and riverside woodlands along the Missouri River. Extensive wildlife viewing, birdfeeding stations,... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • River City Star
    1515 Abbott Drive/Freedom Park Road, Omaha, NE 68110
    402-342-STAR (7827), This riverboat sails day & night, offering a wide variety of cruises that will allow you to relax and enjoy the Missouri River.  more info

  

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