Museums & Historic Homes

Please note that many of the below are open seasonally so please call ahead to confirm if the museum will be open while you are in town or to schedule a group tour.


Brownville Historical Society
PO Box 1, Brownville, NE 68321
Phone: (402) 825-6001
Hours:  Seasonal – Late April through mid-October; 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
Visit their Website: BrownvilleHistoricalSociety.org
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Captain Meriwether Lewis Dredge Museum

Located in the Brownville Riverside Park

402.825.3982

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Flatwater Folk Art Museum

Located in a beautifully renovated church, this American folk art museum is a must see when you visit Brownville!

Hours:  1-4 PM  Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays  

609 Main Street, Brownville, NE - MAP

Phone: 402.825.4321

​Email: flatwater1@windstream.net
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Governor Furnas House Museum

The Brownville Fine Arts Association, click here to learn more!

230 S. 6th Street / PO Box 4, Brownville, NE - Map

Open Thursday - Sunday from 1:00-4:00pm June - October.
For tours call or text 402-245-7879(C) or go to the Brownville Market. 
Phone: 402.245.7878 (C)
Email: janchismwright@gmail.com
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Brownville Depot & Railroad History Museum

Main Street & Hwy 136

Hours:  Seasonal – Late April through mid-October; 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
Phone: 402.825.6001 (BHS)

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1854 Didier Log Cabin

Boettner Park on Main Street

Always on display in public park
Phone: 402.825.6001 (BHS)

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Dr. Spurgin's Dental Office Museum

222 Main Street, Brownville, NE - Map

Always on display
​Phone: 402.825.6001 (BHS)

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Wheel Museum

219 Main Street, Brownville, NE - Map

Opening Soon!
Phone: 402.825.6001 (BHS)

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Carson House Museum

231 Main Street, Brownville, NE - Map

Hours:  Seasonal – Late April through mid-October; 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
402.825.6001 (BHS)

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Captain Bailey Museum

412 Main Street, Brownville, NE - Map

Hours:  Seasonal – Late April through mid-October; 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
402.825.6001 (BHS)

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Sage Museum

213 Main Street, Brownville, NE - Map
​Hours:  Seasonal – Late April through mid-October; 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays

Land Office

​131 Main Street, Brownville, NE - Map

​Phone: 402.825.6001 (BHS)