Museums in North Omaha


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  • Douglas County Historical Scty
    When you enter one of the Douglas County Historical Society's buildings, don't be surprised if your skin turns sepia, because stepping inside is like stepping back in time. The 501(c)3 non-profit organization strives to collect, preserve, and share with the public all aspects of Douglas County history, including over six million paper-based artifacts in the Library Archives Center. Amongst the non-paper attractions is the General Crook House Museum: the authentically-restored 1879 home of General George Crook, features Victorian furnishings and heirloom gardens. Just north of the Crook House is the Library Archives Center, which is open to the public, and includes documents, newspapers, photographs, artifacts, and maps relating to the history of Douglas County and Omaha.
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    5730 N 30th St
    Omaha, NE US
  • General Crook House Museum
    General Crook House Museum is part of the Douglas County Historical Society and provides much of the history of the area to local residents and curious individuals. They also offer a number of educational programs. As a non-profit organization, the museum is supported by interested parties and concerned citizens. The have annual fund-raising events, but also receive support from membership dues and grants. The goal of the organization is to preserve and protect the history of Douglas County, Nebraska. They send out a quarterly newsletter called “The Banner”. The museum offers numerous educational opportunities including exhibits and seminars. The General Crook House Museum was built in 1879 and was the residence of General Crook, a civil war hero.
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    5730 N 30th St
    Omaha, NE US
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