Arbor Lodge State Historic Park
Left: Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Center
|Below: Civil War Veterans Museum in the Grand Army of the Republic Hall|
Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting
Below: Otoe County Museum of Memories
|Nebraska City Museum Association||The Mayhew Cabin with John Brown's Cave|
|The Nebraska City Museum Association was organized in August 2001.The purpose of the Museum Association is to coordinate the efforts of established Museums as well as other Museums that might be established in Otoe County, Nebraska so that all museums in the county might be better utilized by citizens of the community as well as visitors. The Association provides professional museum consultation to the museums in regard to long range planning, capital improvements, fund development, exhibition planning, educational program planning, and collection management. It also promotes the awareness of the museums in the county and encourages increased usage.|
|Kregel Windmill Factory Museum||The Taylor-Wessel-Bickel (Nelson) House||Old Freighters Museum||Wildwood Historic Center||The River Country Nature Center|
Brian K. Volkmer
917 Wildwood Lane, Suite F
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Upcoming events and programs:
The MRB Lewis and Clark Center have begun their winter bird watching sessions on Fridays at noon. “Brown Bag with the Birds” is free and open to the public. A local bird watcher will sit down with visitors during the lunch hour and identify the birds coming in to the feeders located on the Center’s lower level patio. Tables will be provided but guests must furnish their own lunches. The Center has shifted to its winter hours. Hours are Wednesday – Saturday; 10:00 – 4:00 and Sunday; Noon to 4:00. On March 15, Darrel Draper will portray President Teddy Roosevelt and on April 10, Don Hickey will be presenting “Myths of the War of 1812.”
The Kregel Museum will host Peru State College students to present their papers on their research of Eli windmills sold in the area on April 29. The museum will be hosting the start of the 2014 TRAN (Tractor Run Across Nebraska) on May 31st of this year. I was not sure they were going to choose us as the site but they have. The event is hosted by the Nebraska Antique Farming Association.
The Otoe County Museum is closed for the season for construction.
The Civil War Veterans Museum will present "Stamp Collecting as a Family". The event, presented by David Wells, will be Saturday, April 12, at 1:00. Admission is free.