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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

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.”

Nov. 28 - Jan. 26 Star Wars: The Nostalgia Awakens From 1978 to 1985 Kenner Toys manufactured hundreds of action figures, vehicles and play sets featuring Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. This traveling exhibit, sponsored by the Friends of the New London Public Museum, is the largest public display of original Kenner Star Wars toys ever in Wisconsin.
The exhibit is a fan-created enterprise and not endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd., Disney, or Twentieth Century Fox and is intended for entertainment and educational purposes only.