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Address: Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, 4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND
Phone Number: +1 701-667-6340
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Reconstructed home of Gen. George Armstrong Custer.

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Custer House

Wonderful historical fun in the park with plenty to do. Different events during the year--including Christmas decorations and Halloween fun. Well with the time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
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bismarck nd
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Wonderful historical fun in the park with plenty to do. Different events during the year--including Christmas decorations and Halloween fun. Well with the time.

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Stockbridge, Georgia, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

So much history. Loved the fact that the guides are in authentic uniform and spoke in the present as 1885 once we entered the house.

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Mandan, North Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

we have been there a few times as we live in the area the whole park is a very worth while visit don't miss the Mandan native homes very interesting park

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Taking a living history approach, the guides for the Custer home bring the past to life. We enjoyed developing a deeper understanding of Custer and his family and their life on the frontier. The home includes a few artifacts that belonged to the Custers themselves. The guides provide great context for the furnishings in the home both for the Custers... More 

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Fort Qu'Appelle, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Informative and good friendly tour guides that really get everyone involved. It is a recreation of the home with some original pieces that feels so genuine as if it was just yesterday they were there

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Mandan, North Dakota, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Will take you back in time to another time in history.. Completely restored and just as the Custer family lived in it. Always good going to Historical places to do some homework. The guides are excellent and know their history but get into it more when people ask questions.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The house advertised on billboard and travel brochures does not exist. The house you will see is one that is down the street from where the actual house was. It burned down many years ago. The tour shows you a house "like" he lived in. What is really disappointing is there are no pictures of him or his family or... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Really enjoyed going back to the late 1800's to see how a military general and his family lived. The home was very cool inside on a hot day and the antiques were kept in perfect shape! Dressed in Civil War costuming, the tour guides were great. Highly recommend this 1/2 hour tour within the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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275 reviews 275 reviews
73 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Although a reproduction, a beautiful home. Some items are from the Custer family. The history of the home and area is well worth the trip. There is nothing roped off or in glass cases which makes it different then other historical home tours we've been on.

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Idaho
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I had no idea that it was possible to view General Custer's home where he lived at Fort Lincoln. Fort Lincoln was where he was stationed when he was dispatched to the Little Bighorn. The home is beautiful and way more fancy than you would expect on a military base in the 1800's. The interpreter, dressed in civil war uniform... More 

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