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Discover why there is no other venue quite like The Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Stunning in its rich architectural and historic grandeur, this exceptional location provides the perfect setting for your big day. From 65-foot ceilings and cathedral windows to beautiful murals and Art Deco details, The Durham has all the “wow” you need to create a memorable event for your guests.


Located one block off the Old Market, the museum is close to downtown hotels and restaurants.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Museum

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What event items are available?

Dance Floor
Lighting

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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Reviews of The Durham Museum

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
4 Reviews
97% recommend it
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    4.3 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
4.9/5 4 reviews
Google
4.7/5 3309 reviews
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Melissa Sent on 05/11/2018
5 out of 5 rating
The one goal my husband and I had for our wedding venue was that it needed to be amazing on its own, because we didn’t want to pay to decorate a generic reception hall. You can’t go wrong with the Durham! We rented the entire museum, holding our ceremony in the Great Hall upstairs, and our reception Trackside downstairs. Our guests were able to view the permanent exhibits throughout the night, and between the museum and the Soda Fountain, our guests were never bored. Everyone I talked to at the museum was very helpful, and worked seamlessly with our wedding planner (Jen Mrsny with Cherry On Top Events by Jen).
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Eric Sent on 11/24/2012
5 out of 5 rating
This venue was perfect. We received a lot of comments on how beautiful the Swanson Gallery is from the guest attending(most from out of town). The staff was very friendly and professional. Lori Beck was our contact and she was great to work with and very accommodating. I would recommend this venue to anyone. Make sure you take pictures downstairs! The trains were pretty cool.
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Kayla Sent on 12/01/2016
4.8 out of 5 rating
The Durham is such a beautiful venue! We got married over Thanksgiving weekend. Everything was perfect, except they told us at the beginning of November that we couldn't open the soda shop :( I'm not sure if there was a miscommunication or they dropped the ball. Honestly, it doesn't really matter - just make sure you get it in writing as early as possible if that is something that you want! Other than that everything was literally perfect and stress free!
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