The Wilbur D. May Museum houses the private collection of its namesake, who traveled the world throughout the 20th century collecting oddities and exotic wonders. Since Wilbur May’s death in 1982, his unique collection has been on display for the public to enjoy. Browse an impressive display of artifacts from around the world including antique firearms, American Western art, Japanese swords, European glasswork, Egyptian tomb items, African tribal masks, Polynesian carvings, taxidermy, and much more. The museum also hosts art shows, traveling exhibitions, special programs, and more throughout the year. The museum store carries a highly-curated selection of certified Fair Trade and import items from around the world, including home decor, jewelry, children’s items, and more.

This Location:

Northwestern, Nevada

City

Reno

Region

Northwestern