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General Crook House Museum, Omaha, Nebraska

 
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Distance from city center: 7.4mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 10th of January, 2011
The newly renovated house of General George Crook is beautiful inside and out. There is also an adjoining garden with heirloom plants giving the place a tranquility feeling. The General Crook House Museum is a Victorian mansion and it looks exactly as it was when the general and his lived in it.

There are also tea parties that one can attend between 2pm and 4pm for $16 or $20 (tour included) which can be a unique experience. I believe its worth it, we enjoyed ourselves tremendously.

Address:
5730 N 30th St, Omaha, NE 68111, USA

Price:
Kids $3, adults $5

Opening Hours:
Weekdays: 10am-4pm
Weekends: 1pm-4pm

On the web:
http://www.omahahistory.org/museum.htm

 
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