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. 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!