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Attractions in Omaha, Nebraska


  • Amazing Pizza Machine, The 402-829-1777
    13955 South Plaza, Omaha, NE 68137
    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 402-861-0575
    14208 South Street, Omaha, NE 68137
    Offers a 36-hole adventure miniature golf, 24-foot climbing wall, batting cages and an arcade & concessions. more info

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

  • Fun Plex 402-331-8436
    7003 Q Street, Omaha, NE 68117
    70th and Q Streets
    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 402-498-1140
    137th & West Dodge Road, Omaha, NE 68010
    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 402-551-1233
    9102 North 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68112
    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 402-444-5955
    2497 Freedom Park Road, Omaha, NE 68110
    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 402-444-5955
    32nd and Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, NE 68105
    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 402-444-5900
    515 North Riverfront Drive, Omaha, NE 68102
    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 402-341-7130
    724 South 12th Street, Omaha, NE 68102
    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 402-731-1137
    4701 South 25th Street, Omaha, NE 68107
    Established in 1993 as the first Latino art & history museum & cultural center in the Midwest. more info  map

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

  • Great Plains Black History Museum 402-320-5105
    2213 Lake Street, Omaha, NE 68110
    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 402-342-3300
    2200 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68102
    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 402-502-5291
    2510 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68111
    "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 402-342-6164
    500 South 20th Street, Omaha, NE 68102
    An intriguing hands-on experience in learning and adventures for children and adults. more info  map

  • Riekes Museum 402-334-6441
    333 South 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68154
    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 402-444-5955
    1302 Farnam on the Mall, Omaha, NE 68102
    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 402-444-7275
    8th and Douglas Streets, Omaha, NE 68102
    Across the Street from the Old Market Area
    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 402-733-8401
    3701 South 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68107
    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 402-346-4002
    100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, NE 68108
    North of the Henry Doorly Zoo
    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 402-453-5615
    14323 Edith Marie Avenue, Omaha, NE 68112
    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 402-342-STAR (7827)
    1515 Abbott Drive/Freedom Park Road, Omaha, NE 68110
    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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