Museum exhibits in the Fremont area

2013-06-20T11:00:00Z Museum exhibits in the Fremont area Fremont Tribune
June 20, 2013 11:00 am

Durham Museum (801 S. 10th St., Omaha): “A T. rex Named Sue,” through Sept. 8. The exhibit explores how this creature interacted with its world and what we can learn from studying its bones.

“McDonald: A Scottish Imprint,” Saturday through Oct. 6. Responsible for developing much of Omaha’s downtown and residential areas over a 60-year span, the exhibit will include photographs and artifacts from McDonald’s architectural firm from the early 1900s.

Admission: adults $9, seniors (62+) $7, children (3-12) $6, children under 2 free.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and major holidays.

International Quilt Study Center & Museum (33rd and Holdrege streets, Lincoln): “Posing with Patchwork: Quilts in Photographs,” through Dec. 1. It matches a selection of vintage photographs with quilts from the museum’s collection.

Admission: adults, $6; children ages 5-18, $3; children under 5, free; families, $10. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Lincoln Children’s Museum (1420 P St., Lincoln): “Rad Retro Toys,” through August.

Admission: adults and children 2 and over, $7; senior citizens (62 and over), $6.50; children age 1, $4; children under 1, free. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

May Museum (1643 N. Nye Ave., Fremont): “History of the Nye, Schneider & Fowler Grain and Lumber Company,” through 2013.

Admission is $5. Hours: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Nebraska State Historical Society’s Museum of Nebraska History (15th and P streets, Lincoln): “Nebraska’s Miss America: Teresa Scanlan,” through Sept. 3. Many of Scanlan’s pageant outfits, including the gown she wore when competing in the Miss Nebraska pageant and her various costume changes from the Miss America pageant, will be on display. The shoes she wore in every contest beginning in 2004 also will be featured.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, closed Monday. Suggested admission donation: $2.

Omaha Children’s Museum (500 S. 20th St., Omaha): “A Bug’s World,” through Sept. 8. The larger-than-life interactive exhibit features the Toadstool Tower, giant fighting beetles, a massive locust, a 40-foot ant hill and a caterpillar the length of a school bus.

Admission: $9 for adults (16-59) and children (2-15), $7 for seniors (60 and older) and free for children under 24 months and members. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

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