This is a great museum for northern Nevada history. It covers pretty much everything and wasn't just thrown together. The wildlife wing is impressive too!
Some narcissist (or his family) donated his game collection to this museum. People should bring a copy of IUCN redlist and see how many of these animals in the collection are now threatened with extinction. In theory, if you wanted to teach your children about how humans are threatening species you could use this as a teachable moment. Personally...if you... More
Family of 4 Adults and 2 Children (3 generations on a Road Trip) really enjoyed this museum. We were on our way to Salt Lake City from Tahoe and had to stop by Elko. The reviews did not indicate how Awesome this museum is. we spent over 2 hours enjoying all that was on display. Taking a million pictures of... More
Lots of exhibits, including the Wanamaker animals. We liked the art work upstairs (Gary Butler) & the Will James exhibit, plus all the history exhibits. Don't miss the cattle rustler who left no human prints!
The Northeast Nevada Museum is a modern facility with a diversified set of exhibits. One section of the museum examines geology and history, including a large display of antique firearms. Another section is devoted to wildlife with stuffed animals from both Nevada and worldwide. The third section includes both permanent and rotating art exhibits. During our visit, there were photos... More
This museum is a nice and easy stop from I-80. The museum is on Idaho Street, the main route through town, and is situated next to a park, with an excellent Basque restaurant across the street. The museum itself is worth a visit, with exhibits running from prehistoric times through the wild west and modern day gold mining. The shop... More
I've been to this museum three times, we like to take the kids, even though we're kind of horrified by all the dead "stuffed" animals killed by the donor. Still, they ARE beautiful & you do get to see them close up, & I guess there is even kind of a history lesson to be learned, as you go on... More
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