Neville Public Museum

210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303-2760

Phone: 920-448-4460

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Museum Hours

Sunday Noon to 5pm All year
Tues-Sat 9am to 5pm Sept-May
Tues-Sat 10am to 6pm June-Aug
1st Wed. of the Month

9am to 8pm

All year

Hours of operation have changed in 2014.  Click 'view detailed hours' for more information. 

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Members FREE
Kids 5 yrs & under FREE
Kids 6 - 15 yrs $3.00
Adults 16 yrs+ $5.00
Schools & Youth Groups Call 448-7840 for rates

FREE on the first Wednesday of the month with Brown County proof of residency
5pm to 8pm


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Collections Department

The Collections Department is the door to all of the materials held by the Museum. Our community's efforts since 1915 have resulted in the assembly of an outstanding collection of artifacts, photographs, and documents. The Museum uses these historical items to educate visitors about universal cultural diversity.This collection has grown to embrace nearly one million objects that reflect the heritage of many different cultural communities, the natural sciences, and the artistic expressions of various times and peoples.

All About

Inside the collections a researcher may consult a variety of Museum resources including:

  • Permanent collection of over 100,000 three dimensional historic and prehistoric artifacts.
  • Library containing books and periodicals relating to the collection and regional history.
  • Photograph collection of approximately one million images and four million feet of news film.
  • Archival repository of manuscript materials, public records, maps, newspapers, and a special collections library. A reference Guide to Papers (575 kb pdf) is available.

Using the Collections

The Neville Public Museum welcomes visitors to use the collections by appointment. The Neville Public Museum staff provides all possible assistance to users of the Neville's collections. Requests for an appointment are made by email, mail, or telephone and may be limited by staff time, availability, and the nature of the request. A fee may also be charged.