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Address: 5730 N 30th St # 11B, Omaha, NE 68111-1600
Phone Number: +1 402-455-9990
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The Museum is the authentically restored home of General George Crook. It...

The Museum is the authentically restored home of General George Crook. It was constructed in 1879 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is an Italianate style, which represented the no-nonsense grandeur of the military frontier. The furnishings are from the 1880 Victorian period. Monday-Friday 10am-4pm; Sat-Sun 1pm-4pm; Adults $5($6 holidays); Students $4; 6yrs-12yrs $3.Directions to General Crook House Museum - If you are heading North on highway 75, merge onto North 30th Street. Take a left (or turn West) onto Fort Street, which is the main entrance for MCC. Once on campus, head straight West through campus until you come to a "T" in the road with a stop sign, turn right (or North) - The General Crook House is the 6th house on the left (or West) side of the road. We are the only house with a large American flag hanging on the front porch.

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A UNIQUE PART OF HISTORY, INTERESTING

This will not be everyone's cup of tea, but as a bit of different history of a civil war general (and Indian fighter's ) house with period furniture, etc. it's worth an hour... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Concord, New Hampshire
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Concord, New Hampshire
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340 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This will not be everyone's cup of tea, but as a bit of different history of a civil war general (and Indian fighter's ) house with period furniture, etc. it's worth an hour. Definitely not for kids!

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Sunnyvale, California
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great recorded tour, beautiful garden. We arrived with only 40 minutes to see the house and really could have spent more time. Two-for-one coupon was available via Entertainment online; cost very reasonable either way.

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San Antonio, Texas
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very hard to find but well worth the effort. The house is well furnished and explains everything that was going on at the time of it's construction including the life of General Crook and his relations with the Native Americans of the area.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This house (and the fantastic tour guide volunteer!) really gives you a sense of how recent Omaha's city-hood was, because it was basically the first thing here and it wasn't so long ago. I loved the music box in the parlor room, and the tour was full of interesting information on the period furnishings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you enjoy history and period furnishings, you will enjoy a visit to the General Crook House. Located on the grounds of Fort Omaha just north of downtown, this is a wonderful step back in time to about 1885 or so. The house looks very much like it might have back then. There is always a special exhibit in the... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Nice period home. Audio tour in your own time if desired. Basement display was a bonus as it is currently early Omaha radio/television.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Douglas County Historical Society has preserved the post quarters of General Crook to its pioneer period circa 1880s. The volunteers gladly take you throughout the home and high light the antiques and photographs on display. Temporary exhibits are downstairs. The beautiful gardens outside are worth visiting during the spring and summer. And the Historical Society hosts special events including... More 

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Alton, Ia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Honestly, we stopped the Crook House because of General Crook, a legendary American cavalry general, who, late in his life, came to honor Native Americans more than most other white Americans did. I liked him and his story, we were on our way home, I found a brochure in a motel rack--so we stopped. The place was waaaaaay beyond my... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

If you love history, this is a must visit! You will learn something new with each visit and you really need to visit more than once.

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Not much there, wouldn't plan a day on it. If you want to go to the zoo, old market and SAC and add it as a 10=-15 minute stop YEA

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