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Address: 5730 N 30th St # 11B, Omaha, NE 68111-1600
Phone Number: 402-455-9990
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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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Period Furnishings and Local History par excellence!

If you enjoy history and period furnishings, you will enjoy a visit to the General Crook House. Located on the grounds of Fort Omaha just north of downtown, this is a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you enjoy history and period furnishings, you will enjoy a visit to the General Crook House. Located on the grounds of Fort Omaha just north of downtown, this is a wonderful step back in time to about 1885 or so. The house looks very much like it might have back then. There is always a special exhibit in the... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed July 12, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 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 stars Reviewed March 9, 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 stars Reviewed February 29, 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 stars Reviewed December 19, 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 stars Reviewed December 17, 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 stars Reviewed September 16, 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 stars Reviewed August 30, 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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