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Historic General Dodge House

605 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6614
+1 712-322-2406
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Sharing history with my 9 year old grade daughter

On a rainy Saturday morning, my granddaughter and I, toured the General Dodge House. I was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
Beautiful Old Historic Home

Best time to go is Christmas time. Several groups volunteer to decorate christmas trees and put... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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605 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6614
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a rainy Saturday morning, my granddaughter and I, toured the General Dodge House. I was pleasantly surprised with her total excitement and engagement in 'listening' to the recorded history of General Dodge and the time in which he lived. She had many questions and...More

Thank mrgarth
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best time to go is Christmas time. Several groups volunteer to decorate christmas trees and put them in each room as per the theme. This a must see when you come to Council Bluffs even if it's not Christmas. Rooms are decorated as per the...More

Thank 793merric
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The house was beautifully restored and the docents were very informative about the the Dodge family and the house itself. An Iowa treasure.

Thank DH781
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Take in the beautiful home of General Grenville Dodge in all of its Christmas glory. Learn about his life and the expansion of our country via the rail road west towards the mighty Missouri River. Each room has a tree decorated by a local organization...More

Thank MTaylorJohnson
Reviewed 27 January 2017

You may not have heard of General Grenville M. Dodge. But you've probably heard of Dodge City, Kansas, the town that was named after Dodge. A veteran of the Civil War, Dodge was an associate of many of the most influential Americans of his time...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Not only was the house elegant, with an excellent recorded tour to explain the furnishings, but learning about General Dodge's life and career was fascinating. Photography not allowed inside, but really pretty. Also includes tour of house next door which was owned by another family...More

Thank Kathleen J
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of history with this place and is interesting to see all the artifacts on display. Worth seeing.

Thank 586jesses
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I had never heard of this place before arriving in the Omaha area, but it's worth a stop if you're interested in history. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and the items in the home are mostly original and well kept. There's plenty of...More

Thank awyant007
Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you have an interest in art, history and architecture this is a nice little stop. Not so good if you have young kids. Constantly telling my 5-year old not to touch, 60+ year old mother-in-law did not want to leave.

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This site takes one back to the early days of Council Bluffs (Kanesville) and the surrounding area. General Grenville Dodge is the focus here.

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