Nevada Historical Society Museum, Reno

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Nevada Historical Society Museum

The Nevada Historical Society Museum in Reno showcases the rich and diverse history of the area. Included in the collection are more than 15,000 artifacts and artwork such as paintings, important items used in ranching and mining, clothing, and other objects of importance to the region. Read More

The Nevada Historical Society Museum in Reno has a wide array of interesting pieces on display for the general public. If you want to learn more about the area when you visit, be sure to stop by the museum to take in all the historical artifacts housed behind its doors.

With over 15,000 items on display, all related to the history of the area, you won't run out of items to admire and learn about. In addition to artwork, the museum has displays of unique items that tell a tale of the area, such as Nevada and Great Basin Native American baskets, pots, and tools. Because the region is also well known for the gaming industry, displays of early slot machines, neon signs, show-girl costumes, and casino souvenirs add another element to the mix, showcasing the diverse history of the state of Nevada.

There are plenty of permanent and temporary exhibits to keep you occupied, such as the permanent exhibition on Nevada History that goes through the main points of the state's past and delves into the lives of the people who first inhabited the area, before white settlers arrived.

Temporary exhibits get into a wide range of topics related to Nevada history. The museum is located on 1650 North Virginia Street in Reno, Nevada.