Omaha Attractions

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Attractions in Omaha, Nebraska

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts - The Bemis Center is a unique opportunity to see contemporary art in a free setting. Shows are by artists from around the world, and the work is high quality.

Boulder Creek Amusement Park - Putt your way up our beautiful, hillside miniature golf courses, filled with tumbling waterfalls, flowing streams, and unmatched landscaping. Maybe you would like to use the batting cages or try our Mt. Boulder Climbing Wall.

Fun Plex - Flip, Zip, Slip, Dip, Whip or just Putt Around. At Fun Plex there truly is something for everyone. Nebraska's largest waterpark and rides.

General Crook House Museum - Located on the grounds of the former Fort Omaha, this beautiful home dates back to the 1800s. It is closely tied to the U.S. military, acting as headquarters for commanders during the fort's active years.

Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens - Few people realize that former United States President Gerald Ford was born in Omaha as Leslie King, Jr.. Here, visitors will learn of his name change and other presidential facts. The Betty Ford Rose Garden flourishes where Ford's boyhood home once stood.

Heartland of America Park - Enjoy waterfalls plus the spectacular park fountain with its 300 ft. water jet. Take a Gondola ride on the 15 acre lake; see Lewis and Clark Interpretive exhibits, the WWII and Heartland Airborne Memorials; take a stroll or relax at a picnic table. A great place to relax.

Joslyn Art Museum - Nebraska’s largest and most distinguished art museum offering you an experience with beautiful art from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art. Highlights of the permanent collection include works by Lorenzo di Credi, El Greco, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Albert Bierstadt, and Thomas Hart Benton.

Joslyn Castle - Take a trip back in time to 1903 with a visit to the exquisite family home of George and Sarah Joslyn, two of Omaha's most respected historical citizens. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Mallory Kountze Planetarium - The night sky comes to life at this wonderful planetarium. Join the audience in the theater for an educational trip through the heavens; visit the rooftop observatory for a view of the planets; or sit back and enjoy a laser show set to rock music.

Neale Woods Nature Center - Enjoy the beauty of Nature walking the trails and experience plants and animals in a natural setting.

Omaha Botanical Gardens - Escape to an urban oasis of beauty and tranquility to experience the glory of the garden. Discover a hidden sanctuary in the heart of the city. Relax while cultivating your mind in this living plant museum, conveniently located in the beautiful riverfront hills.

Omaha Children's Museum - Omaha Children's Museum is a special place where children can challenge themselves, discover how the world works and learn through play. It is Omaha’s primary participatory museum and provides a variety of hands-on exhibits, workshops, programs, presentations and special events that put children in touch with their ever-changing world.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo - The zoo is a fun family activity where you can enjoy learning about wild life, insects, reptiles and so much more.

The Durham Museum - The Durham Museum provides countless opportunities to discover Omaha's history. After stepping back in time with the life-like sculptures of beautifully restored architecture of the Main Waiting Room, visitors can explore these permanent galleries.

The Amazing Pizza Machine - A 60,000 square-foot family entertainment center with more than 140 games and nine wild rides and attractions; a large buffet featuring pizza.

Zorinsky Lake and Recreation Area - Nestled amid a growing suburb, this lake and recreation area sits on more than 1,000 acres of land. You will find baseball fields and a soccer field, features not available at similar city lakes. Of course, fishing and boating are the main attractions.