Contact Us

Douglas County Historical Society

at Historic Fort Omaha
30th & Fort Streets

Mailing Address

5730 N. 30 St, #11B Omaha, NE 68111

Phone: 402-455-9990
Fax: 402-453-9448
Email Director


General Crook House
Monday - Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
1 to 4 p.m.

Contact us for rental information

Phone: 402-455-9990
Email Crook House

Library Archives
Monday - Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays by Appointment

Phone: 402-455-9990
Email Research


Donation and Volunteer Opportunities

Make a Donation to the Douglas County Historical Society


The General Crook House Museum and the Library Archives Center, both operated by the Douglas County Historical Society, have a number of volunteer opportunities available.

Opportunities at the Crook House include:

Events on Weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

Crook House Docent - greet visitors and give tours (training provided)

Weekend Greeter

Gift Shop Cashier

Telephone and Mailing Support

Maintenance/Special Projects

Assist with Girl Scouts and Educational Programs

Receptions and Special Events

Identifying/Cataloging Decorative Arts


Call 402-455-9990 or email for more information


Opportunities at the Library/Archives Center include:

Digitizing Newspaper Collections

Clipping/Filing Newspaper Articles

Scanning Photographs

Computer Entry



Special Projects

Call 402-451-1013 or email for more information


We also need Step-on Guides for Omaha tours
Call 402-455-9990 or email for more information