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General Crook House Museum

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Wonderful Piece of History!

Recently visited this site in conjunction with an antique car show held in the adjacent parking... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bob S
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Omaha, Nebraska
General Crook

What a fabulous tour into history. If history is of interest to you, don't miss this. Take your... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
A5708THvictoriat
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Omaha, United States
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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...more
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5730 N 30th St # 11B, Omaha, NE 68111-1600
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently visited this site in conjunction with an antique car show held in the adjacent parking lot. I was able to ride in a 1920's Ford and tour this museum which really made my day.The house now sits on land that is part of a...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed July 31, 2018

What a fabulous tour into history. If history is of interest to you, don't miss this. Take your time and travel through at your own pace. The ladies are so very informative and knowledgeable, you will not miss a thing. Simply incredible.

1  Thank A5708THvictoriat
Reviewed June 10, 2018

This appealing older house is nice to tour even for someone who doesn't know much history. A device that has a recorded message and a small pamphlet are handed to you after you "donate" the admission. The numbers on the pamphlet are supposed to correspond...More

3  Thank debi s
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Take a tour and appreciate the period furnishings inside this beautiful house. 1878, General George Crook moved headquarters for the Department of the Platte from downtown Omaha to Fort Omaha. The General Crook home was built in 1879 to be the residence of the Commander....More

2  Thank EnjoyedVisit
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is a beautifully restored mansion. The furnishings are authentic. Each room is a feast for the eyes. It is on the grounds of a Fort no longer in use. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank JoyceC1548
Reviewed October 25, 2017

General Crook House Museum is well worth the visit. The house is beautiful and the bookstore has all sorts of Omaha history, not just military related.

Thank De T
Reviewed October 14, 2017

I only had a very quick look at the Museum - from the outside after a quick stop in my Uber lift. An outstanding historical building, but I cannot comment on what is inside. What is outside however is gorgeous. Amazing to think (from what...More

1  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed September 26, 2017

My husband is a historian and we loved the character and history of this home. It is easily accessible and sits in what was once Fort Omaha.

Thank CLYDA F
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A nice, peaceful step back in time. Quiet, able to take your time and really enjoy each room. The old toys are a delight!

Thank mbkfreein2003
Reviewed July 16, 2017

The Douglas Co Historical Society has done a superb job of removing the layers of paint and restoring the old wood. You have to access it in Fort Street and 30th so don't believe your GPS. Don't miss this for late 1800's furniture and architecture.

1  Thank mdsmelser
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As of Aug '16, currently it's a volunteer donation, and they recommend $6.
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