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Address: 5730 North 30th Street, #11B, Omaha, NE 68111
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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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Historical period home with changing basement museum display

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 August 2016
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 13 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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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 1 March 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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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Go at Christmas to see the trees, and if Gerald Dickens is performing don't miss him (descendent of Charles Dickens)

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

This was a beautiful 19th century home built by General Crook, one of the few generals to deal fairly with the Indians. I loved the furnishings and the stories the wonderful docents told us.

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Wolsey, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

We found this on the web as we were traveling home from Lincoln. When we first pulled up we thought we were in the wrong place, as it is in the middle of a community college campus. We found out that a lot of the old military buildings an barracks had been remodeled to serve as a college, but the... More 

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Hastings, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

I had never been here, and would not have come, save for the Nebraska Passport program. Lovely, historic home! Well kept. Worth a visit.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a very well preserved house of the Military Commander of the Platte. The tour was self guided using a recording device. The tour was very well organized with great narration from the staff. We really enjoyed the visit. This is primarily of interest to adults.

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