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Address: 3902 Davenport St, Omaha, NE 68131-2316
Phone Number: 402-595-2199
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The estate of entrepreneur George Joslyn and his wife Sarah.

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Omaha Has a Castle?

Beautiful castle with an interesting history. The grounds are very pretty especially in the spring. The castle once a private home is located in The historic Gold Coast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa L
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Some of the most beautiful woodwork I've seen. The tour lasted for about 1 h 30 min and was very interesting as well.

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Thank VladimirABC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful castle with an interesting history. The grounds are very pretty especially in the spring. The castle once a private home is located in The historic Gold Coast neighborhood. With many stunning old homes. I grew up across the street and spent hours on the grounds reading and writing stories about castles and dragons in the city. Tours and rentals... More 

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Thank Lisa L
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful property and landscape. Did not get to tour inside. Apparently we weren't there on a 1st or 3rd Sunday :( which is when they offer the tours?

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Olathe, United States
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We saw this on a day when there were no tours. They did give us permission to walk around the grounds, which are just beautiful. Amazing to see the beautiful carvings in the limestone and the detailed metal work on the front door. We were able to see inside some of the windows, and it looks beautiful on the inside... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Would loved to see the castle- we were told they would be open on the 1st Saturday of the month but no one was there to open up. Several people were waiting outside. Grounds are beautiful- but would have loved to see it. Oh well maybe in 4 years for Olympic Trials 2020!

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Thank logandf
Rome, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We wish we could have taken the tour, but the outside and grounds were very beautiful! Amazing place for pictures. It takes you back to a time with grand mansions!

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The building is a beautiful building with a winding staircase and historic, Victorian era feel. It's the perfect place to host any of your formal events. The interior is incredibly picturesque.

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Thank 175katn
Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We wanted to see the castle - it's rather fun to think what went on inside the Joslyn's heads to decide to build such a thing in Nebraska, and we were intrigued by the blueprints at the Durham museum. So...the title says it all - we didn't get to see inside, and there's a wall surrounding the property that made... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

It is only open two Sunday's a month for tours. Very limited hours even then. Would not consider this an available attraction in Omaha.

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Salem, OR
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is a great castle to visit. It's downtown - which I didn't expect. The grounds and castle are beautiful and we were given a great tour.

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