We enjoy museums and visit them no matter where we are. Since Reno is a sizable city we hoped that this museum would be very comprehensive . . . but it was only average, to be honest.
There are a fair number of exhibits. Many cover all of Nevada history and some cover only Reno. For the most part they are displayed well, but one thing that neither one of us liked is that the identification cards for the displays are grouped together on one side of a display . . . or sometimes at the top or bottom of a display. This means that you have to keep going back and forth, matching up item "A" with the appropriate description of "A". That system seemed less enjoyable than being able to see the item's description right next to it.
Some of the printing on the cards was kind of small and hard to read - especially if the card was over the display high up on a wall.
It was hard to see detail in some of the cases since they were too full, but as we got to the back part of the museum, some were empty. I'm not sure if they were in the middle of reorganizing(?) as there were no explanatory signs.
Overall, it's an okay museum and certainly not overpriced at only $4 each, but we left feeling they could have done so much more.
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