701 N 40th Street, Omaha Nebraska 68131
The Spanish Renaissance-style cathedral contains a white Carrara marble altar from Pietrasanta, Italy as well as a hand-carved mahogany pulpit. Our Lady of Nebraska Chapel has stained-glass windows from a 16th-century cathedral in Pamplona, Spain. The 222-foot spires are visible day and night from miles around. The cathedral was consecrated on April 9, 1959. It is one of the nation's largest cathedrals and seats more than 1,000 people. Guided tours are available.
Other History nearby:
(Elk Horn) Danish Immigrant Museum
(Omaha) Durham Western Heritage Museum
(Sitka) Russian Bishop's House
(Omaha) St Cecilia's Cathedral
(Lincoln) State Capitol
(Ashland) Strategic Aerospace Museum
04/06 Coming to The Omaha area
Jefferson Bell Tower Festival Jefferson IA June7-8 Jefferson's annual Festival promises a weekend full of family-friendly fun and entertainment. Nestled in the middle of Greene County's county seat, the Festival is home to a broad spectrum of activities.
Awesome Biker Nights Sioux City IA June13-15 Awesome Biker Nights is Northwest Iowa's premier regional motorcycle event with an attendance of over 25,000! Of course, even those who aren't traveling on two wheels are welcome at the event. The Awesome experience includes three stages of live music from National and Regional Bands, motorcycle stunt performances, a poker run through the beautiful countryside, a bike show, tattoo contest, poker tournament, bike raffle, vendors and more.
Swedish Festival Stromberg NE June14-16 Welcome to Stromsberg, the Swede capital of Nebraska. Swedish dancing, costumes, and food can be enjoyed throughout the festivities.
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.