Come down to The Durham Museum and hop on one of our tours this winter!
Tours are 90 minutes in length. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for
non-members. To book your reservation on one of these tours or for
information on scheduling a private tour, please call 402-444-5027 or email education@DurhamMuseum.org
. Payment is due at the time of reservation.
Sunday, January 18, 2PM
Tour through downtown Omaha to see notorious historic sites such as the former home of Madame Anna Wilson, the Brandeis Building and the Paxton Hotel. Our knowledgeable guide will highlight the impact of noted individuals and events in our city’s sometimes turbulent history.
Sunday, February 15, 2PM
Discover the history of South Omaha, which was founded in 1884 as a result of the Union Stockyards. Waves of immigrants flocked to the community to find work in packinghouses, breweries, smelting plants and other businesses. By 1890, South Omaha was the fastest growing city in the country, earning the nickname, “Magic City.”
Last Call for Alcohol Omaha's Bootlegging History
Sunday, March 15, 2PM
The 18th Amendment did not stop our thirst for alcohol. Local and
federal authorities spent years on a case that ultimately brought down
the “kingpin” of Omaha’s bootlegging scene. This tour’s presentation is
based on a 1931 federal indictment against some of Omaha’s most