Czech and Slovak Educational Center and Cultural Museum

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Year Founded:
2008
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Colleen Kurmel/John Rocarek
Main Address:
8106 South 84 Street
La Vista, NE 68128

What We Do

The Czech and Slovak Educational Center and Cultural Museum honors the Czech and Slovak heritage and those brave individuals who came to our country to begin their new lives. Nebraska has the largest percentage of Czech and Slovak immigrants of any state in the country.

Our facility has displays that depict Czech and Slovak life and values and a music room that honors Czech musicians. Guests can listen to lively polka music as they view our wall of accordions!

We have a crystal room with a wide variety of crystal from Czech Republic and our Sokol room about the Sokol organization and the values of that group. We have a Bohemian Cafe room with artifacts from the beloved Bohemian Cafe Restaurant in South Omaha.

We provide genealogy classes to help people research and appreciate their own family history. We conduct cooking classes where our guests learn how to prepare traditional Czech and Slovak foods. We also offer classes in traditional Czech and Slovak arts and crafts, and Czech and Slovak language classes.

We hope you will "Czech" us out soon!

Interesting Info

By percentage, Nebraska has the largest number of Czech and Slovak immigrants in the United States.
Our museum has one of the largest kroje (ethnic costumes) collection on display for our guests to enjoy.
Our goal is to build an entire Czech village that will include Czech restaurants, vendors, social hall and a place of worship.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Fundraising assistance
Repeats every day until Mon Nov 01 2021.
Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Museum volunteers
Repeats every week until Mon Nov 01 2021.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
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Czech and Slovak culture demonstrations
Repeats every week until Mon Nov 01 2021.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
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Upcoming Events

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