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Northeastern Nevada Museum

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Address: 1515 Idaho Street, Elko, NV
Phone Number: 702-738-3418
Description: Visitors interested in the local and natural history of Nevada will enjoy...
Visitors interested in the local and natural history of Nevada will enjoy this attraction, which also offers an art gallery, museum store and free admission.
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Great little museum

this museum has art, history of this area has a very nice store to buy Indian items books and ect. also they have special shows in there theater have great collection of Animals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Spring Creek, Nevada
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Spring Creek, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

this museum has art, history of this area has a very nice store to buy Indian items books and ect. also they have special shows in there theater have great collection of Animals from around the world.

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Spring Creek, Nevada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The most obvious part of the museum is the taxidermy collection but if you turn left on entering, the history sections has excellent displays about several very interesting historical characters.

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Nevada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you get past the sim fluorescent lighting, you'll find that this museum is packed full with interesting and unique things! It houses one of the largest collections of taxidermied mammals that I know of. There's plenty to learn about mining and Northern Nevada, as well as a great gallery area upstairs where the frequently display the work of local... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It's a great museum about Northeastern Nevada. The exhibits are very well done and a lot of information. It's $5 for adults and well worth it.

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west haven, utah
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This visit was enjoyed as a family. From grandpa parents cousins etc.. awesime opportunity for all to experience and learn about a variety of things.

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Elko, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The animal display is amazing, has lots of animals you never get to see in other museums. do not know the exact hours but it is open daily

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

It's a nice place and worth your time to make a visit for and hour or two. A couple of interesting displays

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Murray, Utah
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you are spending anytime in Elko, the Northeastern Nevada Museum is worth a stop. For $5 admission fee (less for seniors and children) you get a chance to see a lot of historical information about Nevada and the area. One section is dedicated to wild animals, not necessarily part of the Nevada culture, however. You get to see zebras,... More 

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Lodi, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Amazing collection of stuffed wildlife. Get up an really close to a full size bear or mountain lion and get someone to take the photos.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It was a nice learning center and a lot of nice displays inside really liked the view worth the visit

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