In a state of so many impressive car museums, it can be difficult to stand out. But the National Automobile Museum in Reno does just that.
For more than 10,000 years, people have carved out a life here out of the hard, rugged Nevada terrain. From boom to bust, their stories are preserved at the Nevada Historical Society in Reno.
The Nevada Museum of Art in downtown Reno is the state’s only accredited art museum, with a permanent collection that includes nearly 2,000 works of art. The oldest cultural institution in Nevada, the Museum provides guests of all ages a variety of educational and social programs to enjoy.
The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) is northern Nevada’s newest and most exciting place for kids and their families.
The W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum at the University of Nevada in Reno is more diverse than its name may imply. Located in the Mackay School of Mines building, the museum is home to an incredible collection of ores, minerals, photographs and fossil specimens, as well as mining artifacts that highlight early mining history in Nevada.