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MAALL 2013 Conference

MAALL 2013 Annual Mtg: Local Area Info: Omaha, NE

VisitOmaha.com provides details about numerous Omaha events, restaurants, and attractions.


Selected attractions in Omaha

Joslyn Art Museum


http://www.joslyn.org/
Admission: Free
Address: 2200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102-1292
(402) 342-3300
Hours: Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm
The Lorax (August 10 to November 3)
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection (September 28, 2013 to January 5, 2014)

Nebraska's largest art museum, and one of the "10 Best Art Museums for Kids" in the nation (Child magazine). Permanent collections from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century European and American art. World renowned for works of Karl Bodmer in its collection of Art of the American west. Eight to ten special exhibitions per year, concerts, educational programs, and more.

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo

http://www.omahazoo.com/
3701 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
Zoo Admission
Adults (ages 12 and over): $13.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $12.50
March 1 through October 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Buildings stay open until 6 p.m.

Visit the world's largest indoor desert and nocturnal exhibits along with one of the world's largest indoor rainforests. Other world-class exhibits included the Scott Aquarium, Hubbard Orangutan Forest and Gorilla Valley, Lozier IMAX® Theater, Durham's Bear Canyon, Berniece Grewcock Butterfly and Insect Pavilion and more. Experience Skyfari, the aerial tram that transports guests to a new view of the Omaha's Zoo. Open year-round.

Lauritzen Gardens

Address:100 Bancroft St
Omaha, NE 68108
Phone: (402) 346-4002

Hours: Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults: $7

Beauty and tranquility are found in 100 acres of outdoor gardens including a rose garden, Victorian garden, children’s garden and an arboretum. It also includes an indoor floral display hall, cafe and gift shop.

Lewis and Clark Landing

Address: 515 Riverfront Drive
Omaha NE 68102
Phone: 402-444-4653

The 23-acre landing provides a variety of options to relax and enjoy the Missouri River, outdoor concerts and festivals. See Lewis & Clark Interpretive exhibits, the Omaha Firefighter's Memorial Monument and the second largest labor monument in the United States; take the circular stairway or ramp to the river-level plaza with umbrella tables and chairs and marina; use the riverfront walk to visit the National Park Service Regional Headquarters and Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Visitor Center

Address: 601 Riverfront Dr
Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: (402) 661-1804

Located at Lewis & Clark Landing, the National Park Service provides opportunities to learn about the Lewis & Clark Expedition and all 390 National Parks across the country through Ranger programs, exhibits, free brochures, a native plants garden and bookstore.

Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters

Address: 3215 State St
Omaha, NE 68112
Phone: (402) 453-9372
Free admission. Open daily, 9 to 9.

Visitor’s Center and Museum depicts the 1846-1860 migration of 90,000 pioneers to the Rocky Mountains. Displays include full sized log cabin, covered wagon, oxen and handcart.

Strategic Air & Space Museum

http://www.sasmuseum.com/visit/
See a picture of the SR-71 spy plane hanging in the entry way.
Address: I-80, Exit #426
Ashland, NE 68003
Phone: (402) 944-3100
Hours: Open 7 days a week
10am-5pm daily