At a Glance
The Neville is a general museum of art, history and science, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It is dedicated to the collection and preservation of significant objects relevant to Northeast Wisconsin, and, secondarily, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The Neville Public Museum of Brown County preserves and interprets the natural history and human culture of the region by collecting, studying and displaying objects of art, history, and science. The museum, through innovative and relevant exhibits and programming, is dedicated to expanding knowledge, encouraging critical thinking, and inspiring creativity in order to make a positive difference in the individual and collective lives of citizens.
The Collections Department supports the museum's mission through the management and preservation of our collections. There are over one million items in the permanent collections, including historic artifacts, original artworks, archeological objects, still photographs and film.