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Boys Town Visitors Center

13603 Flanagan Blvd, Boys Town, NE 68010-7501
+1 800-625-1400
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Very moving and educational

This was a pleasant surprise. I only knew the movie Boys Town, and really didn't realize that it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Barbara, California
An Inspiring place to visit

Start at the visitors center - it has a nice shop, a cafeteria open to the public and a stamp and... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
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Over 100,000 visitors from across the United States are welcomed to the Village of Boys Town each year. Bring your family and see Father Flanagan's vision for changing the way America cares for children, families and communities at the world-famous Village of Boys Town! Free activities for the whole family!
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  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
13603 Flanagan Blvd, Boys Town, NE 68010-7501
+1 800-625-1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a pleasant surprise. I only knew the movie Boys Town, and really didn't realize that it is still in operation. We spent the good part of the morning going through the exhibits and walking the property. They currently help 2,000,000 kids a year!...More

Thank Carters4
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Start at the visitors center - it has a nice shop, a cafeteria open to the public and a stamp and coin display - including the world's largest ball of stamps. They have stamps for sale to add to your collection as well. They will...More

Thank OmahaNEOmaha
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A friend and I visited Boys Town mid January. We live in Lincoln and had never been, so took a day and enjoyed some sights in Omaha. We were absolutely delighted with our tour of Boys Town. What a hidden gem! I would highly recommend...More

Thank sherylselivanoff
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Hadn't been to Boys Town for about 50 years. Amazed how now the city has spread around it. Impressive accomplishment in how it has made such a significant impression with so many young people over the years.

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Visited after recommendations and was not disappointed. I was surprised by the scale of the place, you visit the visitor centre, which has a shop/cafe and the only exhibit is the large stamp ball, made from 4.5 million stamps. You then drive about a half...More

Thank daveashuk
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went to this place with my husband and friends for our anniversary. My husband was a child of many foster homes and two adoptive families, so going here really meant a lot to him. And I have to say, I was very very surprised at...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I admit my husband and 23 year old son did not want to stop here, but afterwards, they were happy I insisted on it. The visitors center was amazing and took you through the history and changes that Boys Town has made over the years....More

Thank Tina O
Reviewed 27 June 2016

While visiting Boy's Town, after the informative and inspiring historical attractions, we stopped in to the visitors' center for a bit of shopping and lunch. The gift shop has lots of high-quality items, if you're eager for a Boy's Town souvenir you will find one...More

Thank TR26
Reviewed 12 June 2016

If you've ever seen the classic 1938 movie Boys Town with Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney, you should have been inspired to visit the village, campus and museum west of Omaha, Nebraska. Founded by Father Edward Joseph Flanagan as a boys' orphanage in 1917, Boys...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Was there at the end of march. Very nice facility, they do a great job with the kids as they get them ready for living in the every day world.

Thank 943james
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Marilyn B
20 February 2015|
Response from BoysTown |
Hi Marilyn! Unfortunately we do not have camping available but we hope you can stop by and visit campus!