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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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visiting 2017

we by here and checked this out while we were in council bluffs visiting the place has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Lincoln, Nebraska
Capture the history of Council Bluffs

The city's history is tied to the railroad and westward expansion. General Dodge was a key player... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Omaha, Nebraska
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605 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6614
+1 712-322-2406
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Reviewed 8 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
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The city's history is tied to the railroad and westward expansion. General Dodge was a key player and a tour of his mansion is very educational. Not ideal for anyone with a disability due to stairs however.

Thank McFerrid
Reviewed 21 August 2017

You start at the house next door, the August Beresheim House, where you will get your tickets to tour the General Dodge House ($5 pp for seniors). You can look around this beautiful old house (the staircase is really neat) and there is a video...More

Thank Lifes2short4me
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Toured the General Dodge House, which was a very expensive home back in it's day. What I liked was that we could tour the home on our own without a guide, which allowed us to take our time, read about the history. All items in...More

Thank 947wohl
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is an incredible tour! Kudo's to the city of CB for saving this great historic location. It is incredibly interesting to see the items that Dodge himself used, as well as get the story behind how the house was built and used. I would...More

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 29 July 2017

With two local friends, we toured the Dodge House in Council Bluffs on a warm afternoon. We enjoyed the house next door before moving to the impressive four story building on 3rd Street. We were guided through all 17 rooms over an hour. We learned...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This house is really cool to see. A lot of rooms to look at and you have access to all floors. Great woodwork and all period pieces furnish the house. Worth a visit.

Thank saminkc
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see the history of general Dodge and the impact he had on the area and with the railroad. A lot of historical items and facts of the past

Thank balltra75
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Family of 6 ( wife husband kids 5 9 12 17) went on a Friday afternoon when we were bored. I had never been here, even though I've driven past it several times in my travels. We were the only ones there for a tour....More

Thank maranville826
Reviewed 10 June 2017

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
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