MORMON TRAIL CENTER AT HISTORIC WINTER QUARTERS
3215 State Street, Omaha, NE 68112 Directions
Educator Resources, Shop, Historical Place, Exhibitions, Educational, School, Collections, Group Tours, Private Events, Dining Options & Outreach Programs
'Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters' is a visitor center with displays on Winter Quarters. Visitor's center and museum portray 90,000 settlers traveling to the Rocky Mountains from 1846-1860. Exhibits are also investigating Nauvoo removal, Iowa migration, and temporary settlements in the middle Missouri valley, including winter. It provides free museums full of historical exhibits, telling the story of their daunting exodus. Periodic art or cultural exhibitions can be enjoyed in the large room. It affords free admission.
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3902 Davenport Street, Omaha, NE 68131 Directions
Gold Drawing Room, Ballroom, Architectural Buildings, The Castle, Library, Dinner, Student Tour, Historical Places, Music, Public and Group Tours, Reception Hall, School, Garden and Grounds, Architecture, Tour Guide & Wedding
'Joslyn Castle' is the historical site and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum's first historic site. It is 20,000 sq, 35-room home. The building celebrates the enduring heritage of the Joslyn family in Omaha by taking a walk of their home or attending an event at the Joslyn Castle. The castle is built on a park-like field of 5.5 acres. Castle offers a new community opportunity to interact with their founders through neighborhood historical, cultural, and social programming. The Joslyn Castle provides daily public tours, possibilities to reserve the castle for the company, and private events. It affords free admission for children under 5.
Adults - $10
Seniors/students - $8
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BOB KERREY PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
705 Riverfront Drive, Omaha, NE 68102 Directions
Runners and Cyclists, Building, Quick Ride, Walking, Outdoor Areas, Historical & Cool Bridge
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge is a spectacular 3,000-foot long footbridge over the Missouri River providing visitors with a magnificent view of Omaha's skyline and an almost airborne view. You can enjoy the 3-acre Omaha plaza with an immersive water jet pool, and connection to the visitors center of the national park service. The bridge is linked to more than 150 kilometers of nature trails that tourists enjoy biking and walking along with Bob. Throughout the summer, visitors can enjoy live music in the Plaza area on Fridays. The plaza is lined with a large grass-like amphitheater seating.