We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Boys Town Visitors Center

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
Review Highlights
Quick visit

The huge ball of stamps may be the tourist draw to this location, but the story of Boys Town is the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Crestview, Florida
via mobile
The start point for tours -- so worth a visit

A quaint gift shop, plus a small cafeteria. Had company from Indonesia & decided to do a guided... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Marie R
Read all 48 reviews
All photos (35)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“for sale”(2 reviews)
“worth a visit”(2 reviews)
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
See all hours
13603 Flanagan Blvd, Boys Town, NE 68010-7501
+1 800-625-1400
Reviews (48)
Filter reviews
47 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews father flanagan for sale worth a visit stamp campus movie fr history vision church display memorabilia exhibits
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The huge ball of stamps may be the tourist draw to this location, but the story of Boys Town is the important aspect. Impressive to learn there are 75 other boys towns in the US.

Thank kmsmolen
Reviewed 22 June 2018

A quaint gift shop, plus a small cafeteria. Had company from Indonesia & decided to do a guided tour of Boys Town. Roy was very well versed re: Father Flanagan & the Boys Town history. We toured Dowd chapel & Fr. Flanagan's crypt, Fr. Flanagan's...More

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is a small shop with lots of memorabilia for sale. There is a display about stamps and coins and a big ball of stamps is located here. The staff member was very pleasant.

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The Boys Town Visitors Center is just the beginning. I expected to spend just an hour or 2 at Boys Town. Instead I ended visiting the visitors center, eating lunch at the cafeteria, touring Father Flanagan's home, the Hall of History, the Church and finally...More

Thank 2Muddy
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Boys Town Visitors Center is a great place to start your tour of the campus. Boys Town is a unique village that depicts daily life of its young residents as you wander around the campus ...

Thank woochicki
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This and the hall of history are inspiring " and by their works ye shall know them" is an unwritten motto here.

Thank Wynn R
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The visitors center has a nice gift shop with reasonably priced religious memorabilia. The staff is pleasant & friendly. The cafe is across the hall with a choice of items. I enjoy the variety of soups, the black bean is yummy. If you have time...More

Thank Louetta S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I previously worked at Boys Town in various capacities; even creating some presentations for teachers/administrators around the country; so saw many aspects of the 'inside of Boys Town'! I took my two oldest grandkids to the History Museum, where they had a video that was...More

Thank La Donna B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Super 8 by Wyndham Omaha/West Dodge
379 reviews
1.55 miles away
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Omaha NE
787 reviews
1.66 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Omaha - 120th and Maple
246 reviews
1.96 miles away
Townhouse Inn
23 reviews
1.96 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Biaggi's Ristorante
137 reviews
.24 miles away
Charleston's Restaurant
173 reviews
.33 miles away
Mahogany Prime Steakhouse
140 reviews
.27 miles away
55 reviews
.51 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Boys Town
106 reviews
.07 miles away
World's Largest Ball of Stamps
12 reviews
.05 miles away
Father Flanagan's Historic House
33 reviews
.29 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
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!