Museums

Captain Meriwether Lewis Dredge Museum

open mid May through mid October between 1 - 5 PM on Saturdays & Sundays and upon special request. 


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1854 Didier Log Cabin

The Didier Log Cabin was rebuilt with whole logs running the length of the cabin, seven logs high with dovetailed corners. These logs are 8" to 15" in diameter, each chinked...Jim Doty of Doty construction rebuilt the cabin during 2011-2012.


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Captain Bailey Museum 1877

A Gothic Revival brick dwelling erected for Benson M. Bailey in 1877, purportedly built nearer the Missouri River, dissembled and rebuilt on the current site. Now a Brownville Historical Society museum


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Brownville Depot & Railroad History Museum

The Brownville Historical Society purchased the Brownville Train Depot in 2004 to preserve it as one of Brownville's most fascinating stories, and the moment that forever changed Brownville's course in history.


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Sage Memorial Museum

The museum is the office & research center for the Brownville Historical Society. It houses records, files, books, research documents along with Native American photos, documents & artifacts.


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Flatwater Folk Art Museum

Open mid-May through mid-October between 1-4 PM on Saturday & Sundays also by appointment. The folk art collection of the Flatwater Folk Art Museum is a collection of vernacular expressions and creations reflecting the human spirit...


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Brown - Carson House 1860

The original one story brick dwelling was built in 1860 for Richard Brown, founder of Brownville. Brown added a two story frame wind in 1861 and sold the property to John L Carson, one of Nebraska's leading 19th century financiers.


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Land Office Reproduction 1963

Daniel Freeman filed the first U.S. homestead here in 1863


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Wheel Museum

Under restoration and featuring examples of past means of transportation 


For addition information about the Wheel Museum & how to support the renovation use the Historical Society site link

Dr. Spurgin's Dental Office


     This charming landmark features antique dental tools and oddities in this old-time dentist’s office located at 222 Main Street.


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Governor Furnas House

230 S. 6th. Street. 

Governor Furnas

Sculpture of Governor Furnas planting one of his many trees, located adjacent to the trail named in his honor

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