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Historic General Dodge House

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Well worth seeing!

If you’ve seen the Union Pacific Museum in town and learned about Grenville Dodge, you should treat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Speyer, Germany
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Nothing has changed in 45 years

My years spent in Council Bluffs some 45 years ago found us always taking family and friends on the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Ocala, Florida
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605 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6614
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’ve seen the Union Pacific Museum in town and learned about Grenville Dodge, you should treat yourself to a look around his house. Not all the furnishings are original, but enough of them are, and what’s been filled in is true to the era....More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

My years spent in Council Bluffs some 45 years ago found us always taking family and friends on the tours of this lovely old home ..... Worth the price of admission to stop and see the home and listen to the stories about General Dodge

Thank Ocalakid55
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I have been to this place many times in my life Each time I visit I learn something new and see more restoration finished it is nicely done

Thank 762jodys
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is the longtime home of one of Council Bluffs most prominent & interesting citizens. There are many historic artifacts that bring to life the story of General Dodge, his family and their place in history. The house is beautifully restored and is well worth...More

Thank tshasen
Reviewed 30 April 2018

My sister and I visited on a Saturday afternoon. It ended up that we were the only two visiting. The guides were very friendly and answered all of our questions. Their warm welcome made us feel more like we were visiting their home and not...More

1  Thank CLM59_59
Reviewed 27 March 2018

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

Thank Audrey K
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!

Thank 344nancyh
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.

Thank EnjoyedVisit
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.

1  Thank LaNette H
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

Thank johowell58
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