Tours & Admissions


The historic home is open 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

The last tour begins at 4 pm.

We are closed Sundays, Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and the month of January. Tours during the month of February are by appointment only, please make reservations at least 48 hours prior to the desired date. There are some occasions where we close for renovations or portions of the home may be closed due to private events. We also follow the Council Bluffs School District for closings and weekend activities due to inclement weather. It is always a good idea to call ahead when planning to visit. Our number is (712) 322-2406. Updates for our museum hours are posted regularly on our Facebook page.

We accept Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

The Historic General Dodge House has limited handicap accessibility. If you are physically handicapped please call in advance so we can make accommodations for you.

General Admission:

Adults, $10; Seniors (over 65), $5; Students (6-18), $5; Veterans with ID, $5; Children (under 6), free.

If you would like to purchase general admission tickets as gifts, you can do so in person at the Dodge House or call / email us to arrange them to be mailed to a physical address.

School Tour Groups:

Groups of 15 or more — Youth, $3; Adults/Chaperones, $5; Teacher and Bus Driver, free.

Please ask about our special interactive tours for school age children!

Commercial Tour Groups:

Groups of 20 or more, (with 48 hours advance notice) Adults, $7; Children 6-16 $3. Tour Director and Driver, free. *No other discounts or coupons apply.


The Historic General Dodge House – 605 Third Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

From Interstate 80/29: Take the Council Bluffs Business District Exit 3. Turn left onto the South Expressway, North Hwy 192. Follow Expressway over the bridge. Turn right on Fifth Ave. Stay on Fifth (there’s a jog). Turn right onto Third street. The DH is two blocks further on left, park in parking lot on right or on the street.

From Broadway (Downtown Omaha): Follow Broadway to South Seventh Street. Turn right onto South Seventh Street. Turn left onto Fifth Ave. Turn right onto Third Street. The DH is two blocks further on left, park in lot on right or on the street.

Buses and RVs please park on street. Other vehicles may park on the street or in our parking lot to the west of Third Street.