Crook House Museum
The General Crook House Museum, built in 1879, is an early Italianate style home. It has been restored and furnished in its original Victorian splendor.
The General Crook House Museum is the only metro area museum open on Monday!
Now open 7 days a week, the museum is also available for rentals.
Monday – Friday 10 AM to 4 PM
Saturday – Sunday 1 PM to 4 PM
The Museum is the authentically restored home of Civil War and National Indian Wars hero, General George Crook, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was constructed in 1879 while General Crook served as the Commander of the Department of the Platte. General Crook is known for his supporting role in the landmark 1879 trial of Standing Bear v. Crook.
The house was built in the Italianate style, which represented the grandeur of the military frontier. All furnishings are antiques from the 1880 Victorian period. From early November through the end of December, the museum celebrates 19th Century Holidays, complete with full holiday decorations. The Crook House Guild transforms every room in the house into captivating glimpses at Christmases past.
Collections at this living history museum include decorative arts, costumes, arts and crafts and period furnishings.