Description

Day at the Museum is an event that invites visitors to walk the University of Nevada, Reno National Historic District and tour 11 museums on and around the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
Each museum will feature a different hands-on activity and giveaway. This event is ideal for families and anybody who is interested in art, history, earth science, life science and even outer space. Parking is free on campus for this event.
Make sure to stop by the Nevada Historical Society and enjoy exploring the Society’s galleries with our family friendly Scavenger Hunt!!
The Society’s Docent Council will be offering two gallery-led tours during the day:
10 to 11 am – Reno History Gallery
Learn about Reno’s exciting history through artifacts, photographs, and lecture. Hear about the early railroad coming to Reno, the mining booms, the first automobiles, early gambling history, and the divorce era.
1 to 2 pm – Nevada History Gallery
Explore Nevada’s history through artifacts and photographs including customs of Native Americans, frontier society, mining and agriculture, daily life, early Las Vegas and gaming history, and early transportation – from walking and wagons to the first plane in Nevada.

Details

10/26/2021 00:00:0010/26/2021 23:59:00America/Los_AngelesDay at the Museum, a University Museum District event – Free AdmissionDay at the Museum is an event that invites visitors to walk the University of Nevada, Reno National Historic District and tour 11 museums on and around the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Each museum will feature a different hands-on activity and giveaway. This event is ideal for families and anybody who is interested in art, history, earth science, life science and even outer space. Parking is free on campus for this event. Make sure to stop by the Nevada Historical Society and enjoy exploring the Society’s galleries with our family friendly Scavenger Hunt!! The Society's Docent Council will be offering two gallery-led tours during the day: 10 to 11 am - Reno History Gallery Learn about Reno's exciting history through artifacts, photographs, and lecture. Hear about the early railroad coming to Reno, the mining booms, the first automobiles, early gambling history, and the divorce era. 1 to 2 pm - Nevada History Gallery Explore Nevada's history through artifacts and photographs including customs of Native Americans, frontier society, mining and agriculture, daily life, early Las Vegas and gaming history, and early transportation - from walking and wagons to the first plane in Nevada. Reno, NV
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