Exhibit Premiere

Lights! Camera! Action! Get ready for the premiere of our 2024 exhibit You Ought to be in Pictures: Film in the 20th Century. On June 8th, get your picture taken on the red carpet, snag some of your favorite movie theater snacks, enter a raffle, and take part in a silent auction. It’s sure to be a show you won’t want to miss!

Tickets for the premiere of our 2024 exhibit are on sale now!

Invest In Your Local History

A $30 gift enables us to cover the costs of research requests, conducting a typical oral interview, and more.

If this is not a good time for you to donate, we understand.  If you can give now, THANK YOU!

Cutting services will be the outcome without your help.

Together we will save and share local history.

Current Exhibit: Sharing the Glory-The History of Baseball in Omaha

Douglas County Historical Society is excited to welcome visitors to our 2023-2024 exhibit “Sharing the Glory: The History of Baseball in Omaha” which will be up until May 12th, 2024.

See it before it’s going, going, gone!


Happy troll, Omai, is running around Omaha and visiting all of its cool sites! She has made her way to the General Crook House Museum and wants you to come find her!

RSVP for April Second Series

April Second Sunday will be April 14th at 1 pm and will be held at the MCC Fort Omaha Campus, Building 10, Room 110.


The mission of Douglas County Historical Society is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and care for the institution’s collections pertaining to the history of Douglas County including the General Crook House Museum.


Expand your mind with our classes, talks and programs.


Uncover the past and preserve your family history.


Study our collections, artifacts and special exhibits.

The General Crook House Museum is the perfect spot to celebrate special occasions.

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