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General Crook House Museum

5730 North 30th Street, #11B, Omaha, NE 68111
+1 402-455-9990
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General Crook House Museum is well worth the visit. The house is beautiful and the bookstore has... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
De T
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Omaha, Nebraska
Beautiful Mansion - however see below

I only had a very quick look at the Museum - from the outside after a quick stop in my Uber lift... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Glenn W
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Brisbane, Australia
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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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5730 North 30th Street, #11B, Omaha, NE 68111
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

General Crook House Museum is well worth the visit. The house is beautiful and the bookstore has all sorts of Omaha history, not just military related.

Thank De T
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I only had a very quick look at the Museum - from the outside after a quick stop in my Uber lift. An outstanding historical building, but I cannot comment on what is inside. What is outside however is gorgeous. Amazing to think (from what...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My husband is a historian and we loved the character and history of this home. It is easily accessible and sits in what was once Fort Omaha.

Thank CLYDA F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A nice, peaceful step back in time. Quiet, able to take your time and really enjoy each room. The old toys are a delight!

Thank mbkfreein2003
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Douglas Co Historical Society has done a superb job of removing the layers of paint and restoring the old wood. You have to access it in Fort Street and 30th so don't believe your GPS. Don't miss this for late 1800's furniture and architecture.

Thank mdsmelser
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Douglas County Historical Society has done an excellent job of restoring an historic home to all its elegance. General Crook was a military leader in the Civil War, and a major party in the Native American issues of the western migration. They host a...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

General Crook is a great role model for everyone! Come and learn about his life and how he was a friend to the Native Americans during a time when they were treated as not being people. The house is also very well restored to what...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

An example of Italianate architecture in Omaha,. General Crook was recognized as fighting for Standing Bear in 1879 when Native Americans were recognized as people!! The home was built for General Cook. The antique furnishings are representative of the time period. The grounds outside are...More

Thank Louetta S
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This historic house is beautifully redone to truly represent the era. The informational placards give insight into the furnishings and accomplishments of residents and guests of the house. As a true Omaha gem and a vital piece of our history I encourage all residents to...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The staff is very accommodating to needs and requests. The menu was submitted for approval before they went shopping for fresh ingredients. The tea itself alone was extraordinary, and brewed with skill. The tour was very enlightening and educational. If you want to spend quality...More

1  Thank Anita H
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As of Aug '16, currently it's a volunteer donation, and they recommend $6.
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