16 Sights in Omaha, United States (with Map and Images)


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

Explore interesting sights in Omaha, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Omaha, United States.

Sightseeing Tours in Omaha

1. Florence Marina State Park

Show sight on map
Florence Marina State Park

Florence Marina State Park is a 173-acre (70 ha) Georgia state park located near Omaha on the eastern shore of Walter F. George Lake. The park is known for its deep-water marina and its water recreation sports, such as fishing and waterskiing. The park also attracts bird-watchers with the chance of seeing herons, egrets and, possibly, bald eagles. The park is home to the Kirbo Interpretive Center, which teaches visitors about Native Americans and displays snakes, turtles, fish, and other artifacts from prehistoric times to the early 20th century. Located just 10 mi (16 km) southeast of the park is Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area.

Wikipedia: Florence Marina State Park (EN), Website

2. The Lynching of George Smith

Show sight on map
The Lynching of George Smith

The Omaha Race Riot occurred in Omaha, Nebraska, September 28–29, 1919. The race riot resulted in the lynching of Will Brown, a black civilian; the death of two white rioters; the injuries of many Omaha Police Department officers and civilians, including the attempted hanging of Mayor Edward Parsons Smith; and a public rampage by thousands of white rioters who set fire to the Douglas County Courthouse in downtown Omaha. It followed more than 20 race riots that occurred in major industrial cities and certain rural areas of the United States during the Red Summer of 1919.

Wikipedia: Omaha race riot of 1919 (EN)

3. Joslyn Art Museum

Show sight on map

The Joslyn Art Museum is a fine arts museum in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. It opened in 1931 at the initiative of Sarah H. Joslyn, in memory of her husband, businessman George A. Joslyn. Since its opening there have been multiple building expansions to house the museum's growing collection. It is the only museum in Nebraska with a comprehensive permanent collection. Some of the main works in the museum are part of the nineteenth and twentieth-century collections of American and European artists.

Wikipedia: Joslyn Art Museum (EN), Website

4. Trinity Cathedral

Show sight on map
Trinity Cathedral Self-created photograph by Jonathunder / GFDL

Trinity Cathedral is located in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Nebraska's first Episcopal parish, Trinity was established in 1856, and became the state's first Episcopal cathedral in 1872. Designed by noted English architect Henry G. Harrison in 1880, the cathedral was consecrated on November 15, 1883. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Today Trinity Cathedral is considered one of the most beautiful churches in Omaha.

Wikipedia: Trinity Cathedral (Omaha, Nebraska) (EN)

5. Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Show sight on map

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska. It is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Its mission is conservation, research, recreation, and education. In August 2014, TripAdvisor rated it the "world's best zoo", ahead of the San Diego Zoo and Loro Parque, based on an algorithmic assimilation of millions of reviews for 275 major zoos worldwide.

Wikipedia: Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium (EN), Website, Fee Url

6. USS Marlin

Show sight on map
USS Marlin

USS Marlin (SST-2), originally USS T-2 (SST-2), was a T-1-class training submarine in commission from 1953 to 1973. She was the second submarine of the United States Navy to be named for the marlin, a large game fish. Except for the first 25 early development pre-World War I submarines, she was one of the smallest operational submarines ever built for the U. S. Navy.

Wikipedia: USS Marlin (SST-2) (EN)

7. Georgia Row House

Show sight on map
Georgia Row House

The Georgia Row House is a historic house located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The Queen Anne style house was designed by the architects Findley & Shields, and was constructed of brick, limestone, sandstone and stucco. The Georgia House is one of the few remaining traditional houses in the city of Omaha. It lands on 9 acres with three buildings on site.

Wikipedia: Georgia Row House (EN)

8. Ozark Medieval Fortress

Show sight on map

Ozark Medieval Fortress is a project designed to construct an accurate replica of a 13th-century French castle in Lead Hill, Arkansas. Construction is carried out on the site using only materials and techniques appropriate to the 13th century. The ground was broken in 2009, with the expectation that completion will take about 20 years.

Wikipedia: Ozark Medieval Fortress (EN)

9. Saint Cecilias Cathedral

Show sight on map
Saint Cecilias Cathedral

St. Cecilia Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha, USA. Located at 701 North 40th Street in the Gold Coast Historic District, the cathedral was ranked as one of the ten largest in the United States when it was completed in 1959. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Wikipedia: St. Cecilia Cathedral (EN), Website

10. Joslyn Castle

Show sight on map
Joslyn Castle

The George and Sarah Joslyn Home, is a mansion located at 3902 Davenport Street in the Gold Coast Historic District of Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Built in the Scottish Baronial style in 1903, the Castle was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It was designated as an Omaha landmark in 1979.

Wikipedia: Joslyn Castle (EN), Website

11. Terrace Court

Show sight on map
Terrace Court

Terrace Court is a historic apartment complex of three-story buildings in Omaha, Nebraska. It was built in 1920 by the Drake Realty & Construction Co., and designed by architect B. Hene in Sullivanesque style. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since July 2, 2008.

Wikipedia: Terrace Court (EN)

12. Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center

Show sight on map

The Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center or The Rose, also known as the Astro Theater, originally opened as The Riviera. It is located in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Built in 1926 in a combination of both Moorish and Classical styles, the building was rehabilitated in 1986.

Wikipedia: Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center (EN), Website

13. Park School

Show sight on map
Park School

Park School is located at 1320 South 29th Street in south Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The school was designed by Thomas R. Kimball and built in 1918. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989 and designated an Omaha Landmark in 1990.

Wikipedia: Park School (Omaha) (EN)

14. Selma Terrace

Show sight on map
Selma Terrace

Selma Terrace is a historic apartment complex in Omaha, Nebraska. It was built in 1916, and designed in the Prairie School style by architect Richard Everette. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since July 2, 2008.

Wikipedia: Selma Terrace (EN)

15. Durham Museum

Show sight on map
Durham MuseumTony Webster from Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States / CC BY 2.0

The Durham Museum is located at 801 South 10th Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the United States' western region. The museum is housed in Omaha's former Union Station.

Wikipedia: Durham Museum (EN), Website

16. HH-52A Seaguard

Show sight on map
HH-52A Seaguard

The Sikorsky HH-52 Seaguard was an early amphibious helicopter designed and produced by American helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft. It was the first of the company's amphibious rotorcraft to fly.

Wikipedia: Sikorsky S-62 (EN)


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.