Discover why there is no other venue for hosting private events like The Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. The most discerning event planners will revel in this exceptional venue, offering the finest combination of stunning architecture and historic grandeur. Sophisticated enough for an innovative meeting, yet elegant enough for the most romantic wedding celebration, The Durham Museum offers you an ideal setting that is sure to leave a lasting impression in the minds of your guests.
The Durham is located at the south end of the historic Old Market. Omaha's "Union Station" offers a magnificent atmosphere featuring 65-foot ceilings and the beautiful restoration of the original Art Deco architecture. Everything is as it was when the station originally opened in the 1930's. The elegance of the Swanson Gallery captures the mood for smaller gatherings and the majestic features of the Suzanne and Walter Scott Great Hall are a perfect backdrop for large events and receptions.
Create an event with your own special flair by selecting your preferred event planner, caterer, photographer, and florist. This allows you the freedom to negotiate your own pricing and menus. The Durham has both an upper and lower parking plaza that can accommodate up to 225 vehicles. Parking is also available on the 10th Street Bridge. In addition, the Museum is within walking distance from downtown venues.
Rental contracts are generally from 5PM. to midnight; however special arrangements can be made to accommodate your set-up needs. We do require a Certificate of Liability Insurance providing liability coverage of at least $500,000.00. Your insurance company can send this directly to us showing the Durham Museum as the certificate holder.
Whether an intimate gathering or an elaborate affair, you will find the perfect setting at The Durham Museum. The breathtaking array of setting options ensures that your event will be both successful and memorable. One visit to The Durham Museum and you will see why it is considered one of Omaha’s most unique treasures.
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