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Joslyn Castle

3902 Davenport St., Omaha, NE 68131-2316
+1 402-595-2199
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Beautiful and Historic Place in Omaha

This castle is small but beautiful. It is tucked away just North of Dodge street near midtown... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve J
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Bellevue
Impressive building!

A beautiful old building, with peaceful grounds to walk around. It was closed when my wife and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trevor L
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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The estate of entrepreneur George Joslyn and his wife Sarah.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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3902 Davenport St., Omaha, NE 68131-2316
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+1 402-595-2199
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle is small but beautiful. It is tucked away just North of Dodge street near midtown. This place can be rented for get togethers and weddings.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful old building, with peaceful grounds to walk around. It was closed when my wife and arrived (but the grounds are well-kept and open even after hours.)

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Really enjoyed this tour of the Josyln Castle; kind of a hidden gem in Omaha in many ways! Lots of local history, amazing decor, and interesting architecture. Definitely worth the price and the time!

2  Thank Professor S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you're like me, you likely drove by this midtown Omaha landmark many times and asked, "I wonder what goes on in that castle-looking place?" before you finally stopped in to check. Well, it's a castle...in midtown Omaha. Tours are offered regularly, and the tour...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We walmed west on California St. to find a historic home area full of small mansions that lead to the casrle. once at the castle, it was closed, but the garden gates were open to exore the surroundings. Lush landscaping is just lovely.

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I lived in Omaha for three years before I ever visited the Joslyn Castle. I think partly that is because I never knew the legacy and influence of the Joslyn's in Omaha. The Castle does a great job of telling that story. It's convenient to...More

1  Thank TheParkMatt
kenger, Public Relations Manager at Joslyn Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your review, Matt! We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience at the Castle. We hope you will join us for the Summer Fete party you mentioned! It's going to a great time, celebrating over 120 years since George and Sarah Joslyn...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide Sherri was very sweet and extremely informative.The castle is stunning inside. Definitely worth $8 to $10 per person. Each room features a different type of hand carved wood.. I would advice any artist or architect to visit here for inspiration

1  Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There was a private activity going on when we visited the castle, so we didn't tour the inside. Took lots of pictures of the outside, the grounds and the structures on the property are simple spectacular. A beautiful piece of architecture.

1  Thank MALaehn
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Staff was really friendly and knowledgeable. Always enjoy when they share personal stories about family/history of the building. Tour allows you to see the majority of the castle

2  Thank luvchevys21
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The grounds are lush and the house is beautifully grand. Built in 1903 by the wealthiest couple in Nebraska at that time. The Joslyns were lovers of art and culture, and it shows in this grand home. Every room is built and embellished with a...More

1  Thank Amy S
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Response from kenger | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we are open to the public every 1st and 3rd Sunday for public tours at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Through August, every Monday we will be offering tours at 10:30am and 12:30pm. If you are in town for the College World... More
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