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Father Flanagan's Historic House

137th & W Dodge Rd., Omaha, NE
+1 402-498-1140
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Fabulous famous Father Flanaagan

The visit to Boys Town was the highlight of our visit to Omaha. We learned much and were humbled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael J
Green Valley, Arizona
They should make a movie about this place

Historic house give you in site in to how, a very determine Irish Catholic priest, was able to... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Omaha, Nebraska
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137th & W Dodge Rd., Omaha, NE
+1 402-498-1140
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The visit to Boys Town was the highlight of our visit to Omaha. We learned much and were humbled by the dedication and forward thinking of Father Flanagan. This is worth a visit, we spent three hours there and I wished we could have been...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Historic house give you in site in to how, a very determine Irish Catholic priest, was able to create his on miracle. He was able to rally the support of local people and purchase a large tract of land, and start his own town for...More

2  Thank 53rwd
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A true step back in time to celebrate this humble kind man's life. Founder of Boystown,his home demonstrates his tireless work to improve the lives of young boys

1  Thank Cindi D
Reviewed 27 January 2017

One thing my wife and I learned while touring Boys Town was that Father Edward J. Flanagan, who founded the famous orphanage for homeless and troubled boys in 1917, has been nominated for sainthood. Those who knew the Irish-born priest would argue canonization is long...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is another historic building that is more of a walk by. You cannot go inside but it's interesting to see.

1  Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stopped, as we suspect many people do, due to fond memories of the movie. The museum was surprisingly interesting and well worth our time.

1  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Boys Town exhibits in the Hall of History were very interesting and inspiring; additional exhibits are being added. Flanagan's house was closed when we visited, so we could only walk around the house on the outside. The Visitors' Center staff were friendly, and the...More

1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Boys Town is a great place to visit for the whole family. The campus is home to hundreds of children who are given guidance and a feeling of self-worth

1  Thank Ruby F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Mak sure you plan a major part of your sightseeing around this site. It has one of the best and most informative museums I've been to. The grounds are great and tell the complete story of the importance this place has and continues to play...More

1  Thank pccmikemd2
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Due to the rainy cold weather, we decided to head to Boys Town for the morning and are so glad we did! We had an amazing time and we're really encouraged by one man's compassion and the legacy he left. I'd say this should be...More

1  Thank AdrienneM61
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