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General Crook House Museum

Open Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Great Slice of American History

Toured the museum with the guidance of a knowlegeable docent. Great artifacts from the forts... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2018
Bigheadman
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Omaha, Nebraska
Wonderful Old Home

We took a self-guided tour of this lovely home using the audio guide. While all the furnishings are... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
showmemo61
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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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 18 December 2018

Toured the museum with the guidance of a knowlegeable docent. Great artifacts from the forts earliest days

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bigheadman
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We took a self-guided tour of this lovely home using the audio guide. While all the furnishings are not original, they are period pieces that might have been in this home. There are gardens but due to the rain we did not visit. The price...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 August 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank A5708THvictoriat
Reviewed 11 June 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

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank debi s
Reviewed 28 January 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

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank EnjoyedVisit
Reviewed 22 December 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JoyceC1548
Reviewed 26 October 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank De T
Reviewed 15 October 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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 26 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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As of Aug '16, currently it's a volunteer donation, and they recommend $6.
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