Henry Doorly Zoo - Thundering
waterfalls and exotic plants and animals abound in the world's largest
indoor rainforest -- the Lied Jungle. Watch sharks and stingrays swim over
your head as you walk through a 70 foot long underwater tunnel in the
Scott Aquarium. Also visit North America's largest Cat Complex, a four
acre open-air aviary, penguins, gorillas and more!
- FunPlex offers Nebraska's largest waterpark and rides.
Attractions and rides include: motion ocean, water slides, lazy river,
kiddie pool, go karts, slick track, bumper cars & bumper boats and
Park Navy Museum - On permanent display, you will find
the U.S.S. Marlin SST2, the U.S.S. Hazard AM240 (a National Historic
Landmark), an LSM45, an A-4 Skyhawk, an A-7, and much more.
Forest Nature Center - Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
features 1,400 acres of woods, wetlands and waterways, featuring deep
ravines, loess ridges, more than 40 varieties of trees and over 200
species of birds.
Museo Latino - El Museo Latino was established in 1993
as the first Latino art and history museum in the Midwest.
Market - Old Market is a 'turn-of-the-century'
marketplace of brick streets and buildings features a variety of quaint
restaurants and shops.
Botanical Gardens - The garden consists of 115 acres
which are being beautifully designed to provide visitors with a variety of
foliage, flowers and fruits of plants from around the world.
Children's Museum - Founded in 1976 as a traveling
workshop, the Omaha Children's Museum has grown into a special place where
children can challenge themselves, discover how the world works, and learn
through play. It is Omaha's only participatory museum, a place where
children and adults can learn and play together.
Community Playhouse - Founded in 1924, the Omaha
Community Playhouse has grown into the largest community theatre in the
nation. Two theatres with state of the art sound and lighting equipment feature
eleven productions annually.
Patch - Vala's Pumpkin Patch offers hay rack rides,
haunted house, lost pumpkin mine and tumbling rock cavern, scarecrow maze,
pig races, petting corral, pumpkin eating dragon, story book barn and lots
Western Heritage Museum - The Durham Western Heritage
Museum is a beautiful art deco railroad station which offers unique,
hands-on learning for people of all ages. Examine photographs, view exhibits
on the history of Omaha, a restored soda fountain, decorative arts, a
theater, train cars with period furnishings and model trains.
Aquarium Outdoor Education Center - This Game and Parks
Commission complex is the only facility of its type in the Great Plains. Its
12,000 square feet include the aquarium, terrarium, natural history
classroom, World Herald Auditorium, orientation and display area, and office
Coliseum/Event Center - Aksarben Coliseum/Event Center
features events such as USHL league championship hockey team, a championship
rodeo, the largest 4-H livestock show in the country, many tradeshows and a
gala of entertainers.
Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters - Witness a
moment in the great ""Mormon Migration."" Explore a
pioneer cabin, pull a handcart, and see what life was like for thousands of
members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who spent the
winter of 1846 to 1847 in the encampment they called Winter Quarters.
Art Museum - Joslyn Art Museum has served as a premier center for the visual arts since it opened in 1931. Nebraska's largest and most distinguished art museum, Joslyn features an encyclopedic collection of artworks from antiquity to the present, with a special emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century art from Europe and America, and offers a wide range of exhibitions, music and educational programs.
Theater Company for Young People - The mission of the
Omaha Theater Company is to provide professional theater, dance and
education programs that enrich the lives of young people and their families.