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Cable Natural History Museum

13470 County Highway M, Cable, WI 54821-4983
+1 715-798-3890
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A walk in the woods!

This museum is a must stop for anyone visiting or living in the “Northwoods” area of Wisconsin. A... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Marge R
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Elgin, Illinois
via mobile
Very interesting and knowledgeable staff

My wife and I visited the museum and found out about a special tour they offer for the Forest Lodge... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Mariah K
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“naturalist” (2 reviews)
“taxidermy” (2 reviews)
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13470 County Highway M, Cable, WI 54821-4983
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+1 715-798-3890
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is a must stop for anyone visiting or living in the “Northwoods” area of Wisconsin. A friend introduced me to it over a year ago, I was stunned by the extent of information available in the small town location. I was returning for...More

Thank Marge R
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

My wife and I visited the museum and found out about a special tour they offer for the Forest Lodge on Namekegon Lake. We loved the 2 hour tour and historical perspective conveyed by the Northland College graduate.

Thank Mariah K
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The museum offers a range of outdoor activities and classes for both children and adults. The facility is beautiful. The director does a great job and is supported by many volunteers. I spent four days in the area studying mushrooms (as part of the national...More

1  Thank organicgardner44
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This was a great find! Wonderful children's area and an awesome taxidermy room (we could not go in but looked through the window) that had hundreds of birds and animals from around the Northwoods. The staff was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot from...More

Thank harpersm
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Well worth the $5.00 admission! The museum covers all kinds of nature from small birds to bears! Very intense on local wildlife.

1  Thank Bill H
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The pomace is not that big, but it is very organized, clean, and staff very friendly, it has some history of this little lovely town, nice for kids.

Thank Aldmar F
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

"Downtown" Cable hosts the historic log library and just around the corner the little Museum. They have a nice historic representation of the area with its colorful history of logging the majestic white pine forests. They also have special programs for kids in the summer,...More

1  Thank Barrett A
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

A wonderful museum in a terrific log building in the heart of town, well worth a visit. You''ll find history of the North Woods and a small town have a lot to be interested in.

1  Thank MikePromotes
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

I brought my daughter (12 months) and two nephews (18 months and 3 years) to the Cable Natural History Museum two times this year (summer and fall 2015). I believe it was $5 for adults and free for kids to explore the exhibit. The underwater...More

1  Thank Jenny M
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Although quite small, this nature museum has very good educational opportunities. It is very clean, neat, and well-organized. There are many educational classes and many resources available. The "swim with the turtles"video is a very enjoyable feature for all ages.

1  Thank NORMAN B
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