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Northeastern Nevada Museum

1515 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801-4021
+1 702-738-3418
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Amazing Museum in ELKO!!

Got an hour to kill in ELKO? Fabulous local museum highlighting life in NE Nevada and an amazing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sammy N
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Los Angeles
Great museum - a must-see if you're driving by on I-80

We were pleasantly surprised to discover the Northeastern Nevada Museum, since many small town... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave_in_Reno
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Reno NV
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Visitors interested in the local and natural history of Nevada will enjoy this attraction, which also offers an art gallery, museum store and free admission.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1515 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801-4021
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+1 702-738-3418
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Got an hour to kill in ELKO? Fabulous local museum highlighting life in NE Nevada and an amazing collector's display of firearms .. .. Neat look at life in ELKO during the Gold Rush and actually amazing animal dioramas on the other side .. .....More

Thank Sammy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised to discover the Northeastern Nevada Museum, since many small town museums aren't worth the time or money. The 20,000 square foot museum features a series of extensive wildlife habitat dioramas, as well as Bob Chow huge world-class gun collection. Worth a...More

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good way to kill an hour or two. Lots of reading (and lots of guns) but the exhibits were really informative and attention-holding. The art museum part was lovely! Lots of local artists on display. The animal room was kind of....strange. I don't really know...More

Thank Lala1275
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Killed some time here on our way home from Idaho. I love museums and this one was well done for a small town museum. We were there in a Sunday so it was not very crowded. I especially liked the history of Elko and the...More

Thank mel9661
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Incredible artistry and wildlife exhibit for Centennial! Loved the friendly, helpful guides and local paintings and photography of Ruby Mountains.

Thank linda c
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Elko recently for a graduation. We had a couple of extra days and spent half of the day at the north eastern Nevada museum. The animal exhibit was fabulous. The history part was also very interesting. I was impressed of a nice...More

Thank coleenowens
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Museum taught us a lot about Elko nature and its wildlife . Great for family quality time and can be done in an hour or so.

Thank Martha777lv
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A must see as this is a nice museum for a small town. The museum has a lot of animal exhibits and exhibits related to the local culture.

Thank demoneye
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very nice museum with plenty of exhibits and a true treasure in Eastern Nevada. A must see attraction.

Thank Raymond F
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Had a delightful time learning some of Nevada's rich history! Amazing displays of each time period through the last hundred years or so! Loved the wild animal exhibits as well, they didn't have guard rails all around them, so it felt like you were right...More

Thank Melody W
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