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Custer House

Sheridan Ave, Quarters 24, Fort Riley, KS 66442
+1 785-239-2743
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A walk into history

This the house in which George Custer lived while in the 7th Cavalry and before the Battle of the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
MontanaTzar
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Montana
Very helpful docent

We visited on July 4, and the young woman working there gave us lots of great information. The... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Jeremy J
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  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“his wife” (4 reviews)
“army base” (4 reviews)
“big horn” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Sheridan Ave, Quarters 24, Fort Riley, KS 66442
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+1 785-239-2743

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This the house in which George Custer lived while in the 7th Cavalry and before the Battle of the Little Big Horn. It is across the street from the parade ground and Cavalry Museum. For those interested in the history of he Old West, this...More

Thank MontanaTzar
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We visited on July 4, and the young woman working there gave us lots of great information. The museum is very open, and you can touch many items even though they're very old.

Thank Jeremy J
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I don't know why for this on trip advisor for "type of visit" you can either choose "family with teenagers" or "family with young children" because we have them both!!! But anyways we all really enjoyed it it's definitely worth a visit!! Its educational &...More

1  Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is an easy stop with kids that have learned the history already or younger children who just pass by and look. It takes less than an hour to walk through.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 23 December 2016

My Father was a Captain in the Army and we lived in the left half of the mansion. Trust me when I say this mansion is haunted!

1  Thank Robbie D
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Step back 150 years into limestone home on the prairie. The house is restored to the period and the tour guides provide interesting history.

Thank James L
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are traveling through Fort Riley, and you are not in a hurry, you need to stop in for a visit to the Custer House and First Division Museum. It will take about 15 minutes to get a pass from the main gate. Then...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This isn't really Custer's house as that no longer exists. But this house is similar to the one he and his wife lived in at Ft. Riley. The house is two floors, large, furnished with pieces from that era and gives you an idea of...More

1  Thank pasherry
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I didn't realize that this was a guided tour building so I let myself in and ran into a tour in progress. Still it wasn't very busy and the guide was relaxed, informative, and happy to take questions. This isn't actually Custer's house, but an...More

Thank cvon27
Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you are visiting Fort Riley you have to visit the quarters occupied by George Armstrong Custer before he set off for his final battle at Little Big Horn.

1  Thank buffalojim67
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