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Great Plains Black Museum, Omaha

Great Plains Black Museum - Omaha, Nebraska
Great Plains Black Museum
2213 Lake Street, Omaha, NE 68110Map
Webster Telephone Exchange Building
+1 402 504 2506
Neighborhood: North Omaha
Overview

This collection, complete with historical accounts and memorabilia, tells the story of how African Americans helped settle the plains. Displays rare photographs and artifacts. Visitors will also learn about the changes in African American life in the years leading up to, during and after the Civil War. The museum was founded in the mid 1970s. The building itself is remarkable. Designed by prominent Nebraska architect Thomas Kimball, it appears on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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