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DSCN Passenger Pigeons exhibit with three specimens of extinct birds as well as artwork inspired by the species.Main Exhibits

Journey through time and nature as you stroll around the museum’s exhibits. From rocks and minerals to birds and animals, our Natural History section is full of specimens, including some you will never see in the wild.

Interested in the people of our area, start by exploring the First Nations of Wisconsin from Paleo-Indian to our Modern Nations, then move through time and learn about the history of New London in our Local and Military History sections.

      DSCN First Nations exhibit with hands-on Clan Mask area and food resources case

Temporary Exhibits

Open through April 20, 2018 New London Pioneer Furniture: Christian Laib: Pioneer, Master Craftsman & Inventor: A unique exhibit of furniture made by local carpenter Christian Laib. The furniture spans 1860-1904 and is on loan from various family members. Co-curators Terry Laib and Michael Cooney are descendants of Christian Laib.

May 3 - Nov. 19 A History of Common Things: Explore the history and interesting stories behind everyday objects.

New London & World War I  Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of US involvement in the “war to end all wars.”

Dec. 3, 2017- Jan. 20, 2018 Mr. Beach's Santas:
A display of Santas in the hallway exhibit case