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Historic General Dodge House

605 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6614
+1 712-322-2406
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If you like historic homes a must see

I enjoyed this historic home we were allowed to go through the home on our own at our leisure. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Audrey K
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Granger, United States
Wonderful to see at Christmas time

Christmas trees in every room. My spouse had been wanting to see this historic home for years. We... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
344nancyh
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Champaign, Illinois, USA
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605 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6614
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed this historic home we were allowed to go through the home on our own at our leisure. The rooms were amazing each one decorated beautifully. The home is 3 stories plus a basement and in the parlor they have a 15 minute presentation...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Christmas trees in every room. My spouse had been wanting to see this historic home for years. We finally made the time and it was well worth it. What an amazing story about a very impressive man! And what a gorgeous house!

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The volunteers are so friendly and informative dressed in period costumes for the Christmas season. The Christmas decorations make the Dodge House magical at Christmas. Love the period furniture and the Victorian style house. Must See.

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Different Christmas tree in each room. Beautifully decorated for Christmas. Must see. $7 for people under 62 years of age. Watch the 20 minute video first in the house next door.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

we by here and checked this out while we were in council bluffs visiting the place has a lot of character. beautiful inside and out

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The city's history is tied to the railroad and westward expansion. General Dodge was a key player and a tour of his mansion is very educational. Not ideal for anyone with a disability due to stairs however.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

You start at the house next door, the August Beresheim House, where you will get your tickets to tour the General Dodge House ($5 pp for seniors). You can look around this beautiful old house (the staircase is really neat) and there is a video...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Toured the General Dodge House, which was a very expensive home back in it's day. What I liked was that we could tour the home on our own without a guide, which allowed us to take our time, read about the history. All items in...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is an incredible tour! Kudo's to the city of CB for saving this great historic location. It is incredibly interesting to see the items that Dodge himself used, as well as get the story behind how the house was built and used. I would...More

Thank Bobby A
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

With two local friends, we toured the Dodge House in Council Bluffs on a warm afternoon. We enjoyed the house next door before moving to the impressive four story building on 3rd Street. We were guided through all 17 rooms over an hour. We learned...More

Thank Scott J
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