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First National's Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness and Pioneer Courage Park

1400 Capitol and 1600 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE
+1 402-602-3930
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Best large scale sculpture in the world!

There is a great story that this tells and you should start at the World Herald and end at First... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Gisele O
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Omaha, Nebraska
Hey did you see that?

Surprising and remarkable in the middle of downtown. Beautiful full size buffalo, stagecoach and... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
time2unwined
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Omaha, Nebraska
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1400 Capitol and 1600 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE
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"wagon train"
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"bronze sculptures"
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"larger than life"
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"downtown omaha"
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"life size sculptures"
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"national bank"
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"amazing sculptures"
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"public art"
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"facial expressions"
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"canada geese"
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"each piece"
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"short stop"
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"several blocks"
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"covered wagon"
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"native americans"
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

There is a great story that this tells and you should start at the World Herald and end at First National Tower to experience it. Walk among the figures and think about how it might have been in 1850.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Surprising and remarkable in the middle of downtown. Beautiful full size buffalo, stagecoach and people

Thank time2unwined
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a lovely piece of art to depict what early visitors to the area looked like, experienced, etc. But, it is a little bit of a walk from other downtown Omaha sites.

Thank mbkfreein2003
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is an instillation of large scale realistic sculptures, which appear to be bronze, depicting the pioneer movement across the Midwest by covered wagon in the mid 1900s. While each individual piece is impressive, the entire collection is spread around downtown Omaha making it rathe...More

Thank Mjsomaha
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

It's a nice scuplture but I wouldn't go to see it if I wasn't already going to be in the neighborhood.

Thank Oceanlover1964
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and I took our grandkids to the park area. Great bronze statuary and open space in the middle of downtown Omaha. You feel like you are in the great outdoors. Many people don't even know it is there. Don't miss it if you...More

Thank Jerry A
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This area has a wonderful sculpture of bison and Canadian geese. It is located on the corner of 16th and Dodge. The fountain under the geese is arranged so it looks like the geese are creating a disturbance in the surface of the water. It...More

Thank CKT808
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This park in downtown Omaha is spectacular! There are life size sculptures of pioneers and a wagon train. In the area, there are also life size sculptures of buffalo and birds in flight. One corner even has a buffalo appearing to jump through a building....More

Thank Elaine G
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

These bronze sculptures were wow. They are so detailed - expressions on people faces, horses reaction, barrels on the cart, ropes tied, the cart stuck in mud, etc - its just amazing. Looks so real.. This is a must see place who visits Omaha.

Thank SumiMoulee
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

There are 2 different areas.One with the covered wagons and another one block away of the buffalos and geese.Be sure to pass by the buffalo on the street and in the side of the building. Fun time seeing the area.

Thank ladyme1
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