Museum Hours

MUSEUM & STORE*:
Wednesdays, 10am–4pm, No Appointment Needed!!
Thursdays-Fridays, 10am–4pm; By Appointment Only
Request a Museum Gallery appointment here.

RESEARCH LIBRARY:
Wednesdays-Fridays, 12pm–4pm, By Appointment Only
Request a Research Library appointment here.

NHS Closures – Holidays 2022

NHS Closures & State Holidays
Sat., Jan. 1, 2022-New Year’s Day
Mon., Jan. 17, 2022-MLK Jr. Birthday
Mon., Feb. 21, 2022-President’s Day
Wed., Apr. 6, 2022-Closure 10-2pm
Mon., May 30, 2022-Memorial Day
Mon., July 4, 2022-4th of July
Mon., Sept. 5, 2022-Labor Day
Fri., Oct. 28, 2022-Nevada Day
Fri., Nov. 11, 2022-Veteran’s Day
Thurs., Nov. 24, 2022-Thanksgiving Day
Fri., Nov. 25, 2022-Family Day
Mon., Dec. 26, 2022-Christmas Day Holiday

Admission Fees

Member of the Nevada State Museums System: Free

Adults: $6.00

Children Under the Age of 18: Free

Admission Information
Front Office
775-688-1190 ext. 221

Location and Directions

1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503

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.

Parking

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 www.rtcwashoe.com

Driving Directions
Heading North from Carson City

Take I-580 /US-395 N/N Carson Street. Take exit 68B for Interstate 80 W toward Reno/Sac. Merge onto I-80 W. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto E 8th Street. Turn Right onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.

Heading South

Take US-395 S. Take exit 72 for merge onto Interstate 80 W toward Reno/Sac. Merge onto I-80 W. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto E 8th Street. Turn Right onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.

Heading West

Take I-80 W. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto E 8th Street. Turn Right onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.

Heading East

Take I-80 E. Follow I-80 E to Maple Street. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto Maple Street. Turn Left onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.