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
917 Wildwood Lane, Suite F
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Phone: 402-873-4262
Cell: 402-209-0549

Upcoming events and programs:

The Nebraska City Museums' Residents Program is now available.  Until the end of October all residents in the 68410 receive free admission to the community's museums, with the exception of Arbor Lodge State Historical Park.  Visitors must show proof of residency and children must be accompanied by an adult.  This program is made possible by the City of Nebraska City's LB-840 Fund.


The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Art’s current exhibit features the work of Jody Boyer and Russ Nordman.  There will be an artist reception Thursday, August 7, from 5:00 – 7:00.

The MRB Lewis & Clark Center’s Living History Corps will be presenting demonstrations from 10:00 – 3:30, on Sunday, August 10.


The Wildwood Historic Center will hold its “Star Party” on the grounds immediately south of the City Golf Course, on Saturday evening, September 6.

The River Country Nature Center and Nebraska City Historical Society will hold a joint event for National Archeology Month.  The event will be Sunday, September 7, from 1:00 – 4:00 at the Nature Center.  Rob Bozell of the Nebraska State Historical Society will present a children program at 1:45 and at 3:00 he will present on the excavation of the Walnut Creek Mill, just north of Camp Catron.  Other demonstrations will be held throughout the afternoon.