Nevada Historical Society

Catherine Magee

775-688-1190 ext 222


The Nevada Historical Society Museum and Museum Store are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4:30pm. The Research Library is open Thursday through Saturday from 12pm to 4pm. NHS is closed on all state holidays and UNR Home Football Games.


Designated Parking has signage posted on the east side of our building. If those spaces are taken, you can use any available UNR parking spaces, including space behind the KNPB station.

We have free, temporary parking passes available at the Admissions office that you can place on your dashboard.

Persons with disabilities may use the designated spaces in the parking lot in front of the museum.

RTC and Sierra Spirit Buses

There is a bus stop located in front of the museum, 16th Street.

For more information about time schedule, visit


The Nevada Historical Society is located at 1650 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV  89503.

NHS is situated on the University of Nevada – Reno campus. We are located north of the Fleischmann Planetarium.

The Society is located in the green and copper building with diamond-shaped windows.