Cable Natural History Museum

View Website Favorite (5) 13470 County Highway M - Cable, WI 54821
Information: 715-798-3890

Tues-Sat 10am-4pm. Additional Summer Hours from June 22- August 13: Thursdays open until 7pm. Mondays 10am-2pm.

Located among the beautiful lakes, forests, and rolling hills of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, the Cable Natural History Museum has served to connect you to the Northwoods for over 50 years. View our collection of native Northwoods animal specimens, explore our current exhibit, play in the Curiosity Center, or attend one of our 160 public programs. What life lurks beneath our lakes? Dive in to the Museum’s 2017 exhibit, “Better Together!” and find out! You’ll never look at nature the same way again. Open May 2017. Find us on the web at to learn more about our events and programs for all ages. Junior Naturalists, Adult Naturalists, summer lecture series, pontoon, tours, live raptors, and more! Discover us on Facebook, or at our blogspot,

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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • The museum leverages environmental resources with other educational entities including St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, a unit of the National Park Service, UW Superior, WITC, Northland College, Cheq.-Nicolet National Forest Service, Telemark Educational Foundation, Inc. and school districts throughout the Northland.
  • All lights are compact fluorescents
  • Recycles and reuses office equipment from other businesses
  • This is a new facility built with ENERGY STAR light fixtures, windows and appliances.