Our Mission


Welcome to the Cable Natural History Museum in Cable, Wisconsin!

The Mission of the Cable Natural History Museum is: Connecting people to Northwoods nature through educational experiences that inspire wonder, discovery and responsibility.

Admission: $5.00 (for non-members)
Members: FREE
Children under 18: FREE


Museum Hours:
The Cable Natural History Museum is OPEN year-round.
Tues. – Sat. 10am – 4pm year round also Mon 10am – 2pm mid June thru mid August.

Additional Summer Hours: Mid June – Mid August Mondays 10am-2pm 

We are closed for the following holidays: New Years Eve, New Years Day, Thanksgiving & day after, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. We are only partially open during late March and all of April for exhibit construction. 

We offer many exciting programs for children, adults and families. Hikes, crafts, games, river and forest explorations, naturalist-guided canoe and kayak trips, bird watching, engaging lectures, and live raptor programs are just a few of the educational experiences we provide to residents, visitors and vacationers in the Cable Area of Northern Wisconsin. Check out our Calendar of Events for upcoming programs.

The Museum strives to ensure the accessibility of its building, exhibitions, events, and programs to all persons with disabilities. There is a wheelchair available for use on site at the Museum.

Natural Connections - Book by Emily StoneNatural Connections: Exploring Northwoods Nature through Science and Your Senses by Emily Stone now available for purchase.

Proceeds from this book benefit children’s nature education at the Cable Natural History Museum.

While this book contains many of your familiar friends, through Emily’s research and unique perspective, you will discover something new on every page and around every bend in the trail.