Union Station opened its doors to the public on January 15, 1931, as one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the United States. This magnificent facility served millions of rail travelers and was well-known for its “modern” amenities and lavish style. Today, Union Station serves as the home of The Durham Museum, and its grandeur has not diminished with time. In fact, this building shines brighter than ever and continues to welcome visitors from around the globe.
The entire museum team is dedicated to enhancing our offerings and providing our guests with a unique experience each time you visit. From our permanent exhibits highlighting the history of Omaha and its surrounding regions, to impressive traveling exhibitions from our national partners such as the Smithsonian Institution, the National Archives, the Library of Congress and the Field Museum, there is truly something for everyone. Every day we strive to meet and exceed your expectations. Whether you’re a museum member or “just passing through,” your investment in us is important.
On behalf of our Board of Directors, our dedicated staff and unmatched volunteers, we wish to express our sincere appreciation to you, our museum visitor, for your support. We look forward to welcoming you to the museum soon.