The Neville Public Museum of Brown County

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The Neville Public Museum of Brown County

Enjoy Frequent Visits to the Neville Public Museum

The Neville Public Museum of Brown County is a general museum of science, history, and art. It has a mission “to preserve and interpret the natural history and human culture” of Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Through the museum’s collections and exhibits, its goals are to educate and encourage creativity and critical thinking.

The museum is located at 210 Museum Place, Green Bay, Wisconsin. This location is just off US Hwy 141 and has plenty of free parking for museum visitors. Museum members and children 5-years-and-under enjoy free admission. Check the website,, for specific directions, admission prices, information on free admission, hours of operation and holiday closures.

Collections and Exhibits
The keys to fulfilling the mission of The Neville Public Museum are its collections. The collections started in 1915 and now contain over a million objects. Drawing from these collections, the museum has both permanent and temporary exhibits. Check the website for current and upcoming exhibits.

Education and Public Programs
The Neville Public Museum brings educational experiences to a diverse group of educational organizations and youth groups. The tours are designed to be age-specific and include appropriate learning activities. The students are given hands-on learning opportunities and teachers are supported with both pre and post visit materials. For adults, there are numerous public programs. There is an international film series, dinner program, and geology club, just to name a few. Details on these and other public programs are available on the website.

Other Museum Features
There is an on-site gift shop. Meeting rooms and the museum theater are available for public rental. Bathrooms and a coatroom are available for visitor use.

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