The former pioneer hub recalls its heyday in nine museums and other attractions honoring the past; 30 minutes south of Nebraska City.
Whiskey Run Creek Vineyard and Winery.
Whiskey Run Creek Vineyard and Winery
| Credit: Jay Wilde


Brownville Village Theatre

Students stage summer productions in an old church at Brownville Village Theatre, one of the oldest community theaters in Nebraska.

Captain Meriwether Lewis Dredge and Missouri River History Museum

One of about a dozen small area museums, this 1931 dredging vessel honors the town's roots.

The Spirit of Brownville  

Bird-watching and chatting with the captain about Missouri River history fill 90-minute dinner cruises.

Whiskey Run Creek Winery and Distillery

Sample wines in the vintner's tasting room, a century-old barn spanning Whiskey Run Creek's namesake waterway.

Eat and Drink

Brownville Lyceum Cafe

Diners find comfort food like beef tips and gravy or loaded baked potatoes served in this cafe inside an 1850s building.


The River Inn Resort

This former casino riverboat is now an 18-room floating hotel.

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