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.

Every Friday, 12 - 1, Jan. 9 – Feb. 27MRB Lewis & Clark Center, "Brown Bagging with the Birds"  

The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts presents a new exhibition, “Welcome to Adventure Art,” an immersive art installation by Steve Snell beginning Monday, February 9 and continuing through March 6, 2015. Third Thursday Open Studio event will be March 19. 


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 16 - April 10   Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, "Renewing and Forgetting", Karen Kunc and Turner McGehee,.  Reception: Fri, April 10
                                  from 5 - 7 p.m.

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"