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

Raptors Alive 2016 Feather Pendant Fundraiser

14K, Diamond & Pearl Pendant valued at over $5700. Donated by David Neilson – Gemstone Goldsmiths.

Raising money to benefit The Raptor Project!

Tickets $20 each or 3 for $50. Drawing October 6, 2016. Need not be present to win.

Purchase your ticket at:

Cable Natural History Museum – Firefly in Seeley – Art Beat in Hayward

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.


Museum Hours:
The Cable Natural History Museum is OPEN year-round.
Tues. – Sat. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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.

Featured Exhibit


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Take a trip around the sun at the Museum’s 2016 exhibit,

“Nature’s Calendar: Signs of the Seasons”

Explore the seasonal changes of the Northwoods and discover the importance in the timing of these events that make phenology a word worth learning!