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The Trans-Continental Railroad
In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln chose the Omaha-Council Bluffs area as the eastern terminus of the Union Pacific, the nation's first transcontinental railroad. At its height in 1946, 64 steam locomotives and 10,000 passengers came in and out of Union Station on a daily basis.
Omaha Historic sites and more
Omaha, Nebraska is home to the College Baseball World Series
For over fifty years, Omaha has hosted the College World Series, the only NCAA championship held in the same city each year
Durham Western Heritage Museum
801 South Tenth Street
Omaha, NE 68108-3299
Please call for details
Unique, hands-on learning for people of all ages.
Strategic Air Command
P.O. Box 8343
Omaha, Nebraska 68108-0343
A tribute to the men and women of SAC who safeguarded liberty around the globe for nearly 50 years.
The General Crook House
5730 North 30th St., #11B
Metro Community College Campus
Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1630
Former home of General George Crook, Civil War Cavalry hero. The home was originally known as Quarters One where Crook lived from 1878 to 1882.
The Omaha Symphony
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street
Omaha Children's Museum
500 S. 20th St.
Creativity Center, Science & Technology Center and much more.
James King, Gabriel Union, Gerald Ford, Malcolm X, Henry Fonda, Dorothy McGuire, Fred Astair, Tom Brokaw, Johnny Carson, Marlon Brando, Nick Nolte, 311, Chris Klein, Ryan McFaden, Alexander Payne, Warren Buffett
Henry Doorly Zoo
Lied Jungle - the world's largest indoor rain forest. Voted America's #1 zoo exhibit by Zoobooks.
Cat Complex - the largest cat house in North America
Kingdom of the Seas Aquarium - View sharks, rays and coral reef fish through a 70-foot underwater tunnel
Desert Dome - opening in 2002, the world's largest indoor desert dome
Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari
I-80 exit 426 between Omaha and Lincoln. Operated by the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.
Please call for fees and details.
The Bemis Center For Contemporary Art
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in the Old Market is the nation's largest urban artist colony. Artist from around the world compete for coveted residencies.
Omaha Community Playhouse
The largest community theater (subscriptions and square feet) in the U.S. Many Hollywood stars, including Henry Fonda, Marlon Brando and Dorothy McGuire, began their careers in Omaha.
St. Cecilia's Cathedral
One of the ten largest cathedrals in the U.S.
Omaha's Five Fortune 500 Companies
Mutual of Omaha, Union Pacific, Peter Kiewit Son's, Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra
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Omaha Has Two Major Medical Schools
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Creighton University Medical Center
Most public golf courses per capita in U.S
Longest hole-in-one, 444 yards, recorded at Miracle Hills Golf Course in Omaha
The Reuben sandwich, Raisin Bran, TV Dinner, bobby pin, cake mix