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Douglas County Historical Society

at Historic Fort Omaha
30th & Fort Streets

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Mailing Address

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

Phone: 402-455-9990
Fax: 402-453-9448
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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
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Library Archives
Monday - Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays by Appointment

Phone: 402-455-9990
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Private Functions

The Crook House Museum is available to rent for Weddings, Receptions,
Corporate Gatherings, Luncheons, Showers, Holiday Parties,
Graduations, Family Reunions, Photo Shoots.

Party & Reception Choices



50 - theater-style seating

Main Level

50 Sit-down dinner
50 Buffet dinner (served in Kitchen)
100 + Stand-up party (Guests may sit on designated furniture)


40 Seated on brick walks
175 Garden party (Rented seating in gardens and main level)

Small Party Choices

Weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Education Room (seats 25, unavailable Tuesday and Thursday)
$100 for 2 hours of "guest" use, includes 1/2-hour set-up and 1/2-hour clean-up
Total: 3 hours

Dining Room (seats 18)
$200 for 2 hours of "guest" use, includes 1/2-hour set-up and 1/2-hour clean-up
Total: 3 hours

Afternoon Tea

The General Crook House Museum hosts pre-booked teas for a minimum of 12 guests and a maximum of 16 guests. Click on the teacup below for more information. Teas must be booked at least two weeks in advance and number of guests confirmed four days prior to the event. Call 402-455-9990 for reservations and pricing information.

Tea Enlightenment

Museum Gift Shop

Stop on the second floor and visit the Crook House Museum Book Store, where you will find one of the largest selections of books by and about Nebraskans anywhere in the area. The Museum shop also offers a unique collection of videos, guides and memorabilia about local history, pioneer life, Indian military history and more.