Free admission for veterans on Memorial Day Weekend

The Bong will offer free admission for veterans on the Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30, and will participate in the annual ceremonies at Greenwood Cemetery at 10:30 am on Monday, May 30. Our own Educator, Scott Markle, will, be the guest speaker, and American Legion Richard I Bong Post 435 will participate in the Color Guard.

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Historic Vehicles at the Bong Center

Thanks to the generosity of our late friend, Northland military vehicle collector and restorer extraordinaire Kevin Kronlund of Trego, Wisconsin, we are able to share with our visitors unique, historic military vehicles. Currently on display are a 1944 Airborne Scooter; a 1944 Ford Jeep, 1950s M38 Jeep in US Navy colors, a Clarktor aircraft tug and a Harley Davidson WLA motorcycle.

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“The Twin Ports in the Cold War”

Come visit our newest exhibit and learn how the Cold War affected our region.  From jet interceptors and missiles to radar installations and bomb shelters, the Twin Ports was on the Front Line of the decades-long nuclear stare-down.

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