Saint Cecilia Cathedral

701 N. 40th St.
Omaha, NE 68131- Map It
Phone: (402) 551-4888

AAA Editor Notes

Saint Cecilia Cathedral is between Webster and Burt sts. at 701 N. 40th St. The Spanish Renaissance-style cathedral contains a white Carrara marble altar from Pietrasanta, Italy; a hand-carved mahogany pulpit; and the Our Lady of Nebraska Chapel with stained-glass windows from a 16th-century cathedral in Pamplona, Spain. The cornerstone was put into place in 1907.</br>The adjacent Cathedral Cultural Center has a museum and art gallery. The museum has exhibits about the history of the Omaha archdiocese; about Thomas Rogers Kimball, the architect who designed the cathedral; and about Omaha as a western frontier. The art gallery has changing exhibits by local artists.</br></br>
Hours: Cathedral daily 7:30-6. Cultural center Tues.-Fri. 11-4, Sat. 10-2 (also 11-4 on the third Sun. of each month). Allow 1 hour minimum.