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Historic General Dodge House

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When in Omaha went to visit the attraction it was very interesting. Highly recommend to go with the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
A look back in the past of Council Bluffs and Omaha

This is an original brick victorian three story house that was the home of General Grenville Dodge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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605 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6614
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Reviewed yesterday

When in Omaha went to visit the attraction it was very interesting. Highly recommend to go with the tour guide found lost of interesting information. then you can explore the house on your own to what intrigued you the most.

Thank janmonee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an original brick victorian three story house that was the home of General Grenville Dodge. It has been well cared for preserving the original interior of the building. Some of the furnishings are also original. At Christmas time each room is decorated for...More

Thank KathyEP
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Historic General Dodge House is a wonderful peek "back in time". This historical home belonged to Grenville Dodge, the chief engineer of the Union Pacific leg of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States. The three story mansion is historically accurate with furniture...More

Thank Beverly F
Reviewed 4 September 2018 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

Thank ummgustav
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 Audibear1
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
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