Photograph of Lewis and Clark Center Right: Arbor Lodge State Historic Park

Left: Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Center
Photo of Arbor Lodge State Park Below: Civil War Veterans Museum in the Grand Army of the Republic Hall    
  Right: Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting

Below: Otoe County Museum of Memories
Photo of Firefighting museum Nebraska City Museum Association Photo of Civil War Veterans Museum The Mayhew Cabin with John Brown's Cave  
  Photo of Otoe County Museum 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. Photo of Mayhew Cabin  
  Kregel Windmill Factory Museum The Taylor-Wessel-Bickel (Nelson) House Old Freighters Museum Wildwood Historic Center The River Country Nature Center  
  Photo of Kregel Museum Photo of Nelson House Photo of Old Freighters Museum Photo of wildwood house Photo of inside of Nature Center  
Brian K. Volkmer
114 South 6th Street, P.O. Box 792
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Phone: 402-873-4262
Cell: 402-209-0549

Upcoming events and programs:

The MRB Lewis and Clark Center has now moved to its winter hours.  Until the end the February the Center will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.  Current hours; Wednesday - Saturday; 10:00 - 4:00 and Sunday; 12:00 - 4:00.

The MRB Lewis and Clark Center is holding an "Eagle Photography Contest".  Entries must be submitted by April 10, 2015.  Winners will be announced during Arbor Day Weekend.  The Center is encouraging all deer hunters to deposit the remains of their fall hunt around the deadfall of branches on top of the hill northwest of the Center.  The carrion attracts eagles after the river has frozen over.

The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center next exhibition  is entitled, "Converging Matrices" with artists Shea Wilkinson and Travis Apel, textile art and metal sculptures.  The exhibit runs until December 18.

Every Friday, 12 - 1, Jan. 9 – Feb. 27MRB Lewis & Clark Center, "Brown Bagging with the Birds"
January 18, 1:30          Civil War Veterans Museum, Film Series “Echoes of the Blue and Gray Vol 1 & 2 'Gettysburg - The Last Reunion”

January 24, 7 p.m.       MRB Lewis & Clark Center, Film Series “The Far Horizons”                                                                     

February 1, 11– 2         Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting, Super Bowl Soup Luncheon,

February 8, 1:30          MRB Lewis & Clark Center, Film Series “Lewis and Clark; The Great Voyage West” 

February, 12th, 6:30     Civil War Veterans Museum, Film Series; “Lincoln” Co-hosted by the Mayhew Cabin 

February 22, 1:30        Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting, Film Series “Back Draft” 

February 26, 1:001           Mayhew Cabin at Peru State College John Brown's Raid: To Do Battle in the Land

March 1, 1:30             Kregel Windmill Factory MuseumFilm Series “Days of Heaven”

March 7, 2:00            Mayhew Cabin Film series “Frederick Douglass: An American Life” 

March 8, 1:30          MRB Lewis & Clark Center Film Series “Almost Heroes” 

March 15, 1:30       Civil War Veterans Museum, Film Series “Red Badge of Courage” 

March  21, 2;00      MRB Lewis & Clark Center, Astronomy 101 

March  22, 1:30      Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting, Film Series; “Ladder 49” 

April 16, 4:00 – 6:00   River Country Nature Center, Business after Hours“Nature from Nature” exhibit opening 

April 24, 7:00        MRB Lewis & Clark Center, "The Pollinators"