Speakers & Tours

Speakers

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Tours

Tours are conducted Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Please allow one hour for the tour. Dates and times are subject to staff availability.

Participants:

Individuals and groups are welcome to tour the John Gottschalk Freedom Center. We require that all participants be at least 8 years old or in the third grade. One parent/teacher/guardian or group leader must be present for every 10 children.

Tour Size:

The John Gottschalk Freedom Center can accommodate up to 50 people at a time.

Cost:

Touring the John Gottschalk Freedom Center is free-of-charge.

Scheduling a tour:

Tours should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance by calling (402) 444-1011. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate unscheduled, drop in requests for tours.

Special Needs:

If your group has special needs or interests, please make them known at the time you schedule your tour.

What you will see:

Guided tours will see models of the old press, new press and other artifacts in the lobby museum. Participants will walk across a mezzanine on the third floor of the facility inside the press hallway, and also will tour the third floor mailroom, where advertising pre-prints are packaged.

Location:

The John Gottschalk Freedom Center on the 14th Street and Capitol Avenue in Downtown Omaha.

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