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Joslyn Castle, Omaha

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The George and Sarah Joslyn Home (officially named "Lynhurst," yet known locally as Joslyn Castle), is a mansion located at 3902 Davenport Street in the Gold Coast Historic District of Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Built in the Scottish Baronial style in 1903, the Castle was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It was designated as an Omaha landmark in 1979.
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  • We thoroughly enjoyed the beauty and history of Joslyn castle. Our guide provided detailed information and pointed out all of the home’s secrets, history and highlights. The architecture and woodwork....  more »
  • It is a shame that this Castle was not totally preserved. Has been used for other purposes since the 1940s but is still a very nice museum. With the guided tour it takes almost two hours to complete.....  more »
  • I ADORE Joslyn Castle!! We went to the ‘Joslyn Unlocked’ night and had a magical time. Between the incredible cocktail hour to delicious dinner we fell in love every part of the castle. The tour guides were so funny and knew every inch of the historical building. You learn so much about Omaha and all that the Joslyns did for this city. Can’t wait to go back for their next event soon!!!
  • We went on one of their scheduled tours, Thursday at 2:00. They open the doors 15 minutes before the tour officially starts. No reservations needed. Admission is reasonable. There is plenty of private parking. The tour starts with a short video then your tour guide takes you on the house tour. Our tour guide was really informative, had stories, and was funny. She kept the attention of my 17 and 20 year old sons. I think George and Sarah would be proud of how well the house was being kept. They also have a gift shop with cute souvenirs.

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