Visiting a museum is always a unique experience, as each one has its own distinct characteristics, style, and of course, content. Museum subjects vary greatly from city to city, and can range from firefighter's museums to fine art, to sports. If you need help making a selection, our 10Best list highlights the top spots to visit in Reno.
Local Expert Tip: "The 1936 silver Mercedes Benz is one of only 3 made (they are all in Reno)."
No trip to Nevada would be complete without exploring what's helped make the region famous and very, very... Read more »
Most people don't realize that Samuel Clemens, the famous American writer also known as Mark Twain, got his... Read more »
The history of Sparks revolves around mining and railroads, and this museum provides great insight into the... Read more »
Intended to be a source of fun, education, and discovery for young people, this facility presents colorful,... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Every third Saturday admission to the museum is free."
The W.M. Keck Museum at the University of Nevada, Reno, is home to the impressive Mackay silver collection.... Read more »
This fascinating museum houses the personal collection of Wilbur D. May, department store magnate, rancher,... Read more »
Founded in 1904, this facility ranks as Nevada's oldest museum. Its impressive collection of artifacts... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "The museum is very popular on the weekends, get there early for parking space."