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Nevada Historical Society Museum


category : Museums
Founded in 1904, the state's oldest museum offers permanent exhibits that encompass prehistoric times to the present.


Admission: Adults-$2.00; children (under 18)-free.
Hours: Museum: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Sat.; Library: Noon-4:00 p.m., Tue.-Sat. Season: Year-round, except major holidays.
Address: 1650 N. Virginia St.
Phone: 775-688-1190

Come visit us in Reno, Nevada

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Reno Arch

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Reno, NV Museums


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