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Custer House

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, 4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND
+1 701-667-6340
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Ranked #3 of 18 attractions in Mandan
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Reconstructed home of Gen. George Armstrong Custer.
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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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232 reviews 232 reviews
66 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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Bismarck, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I would like to ask if anyone has taken a photo and capture an image. I was there this past summer. We were in the bed room area. I took some photos and capture a very intesrting photo.

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Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

the Custer house tour has so much to offer. There are so many artifacts that are actually Custer's and have survived ages.

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Hewitt, NJ
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155 reviews 155 reviews
70 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

We have been in many historical homes and this one was very interesting! The tour guide did a great job as well explaining it in the time period.

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