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Northeastern Nevada Museum

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Address: 1515 Idaho Street, Elko, NV
Phone Number: +1 702-738-3418
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Visitors interested in the local and natural history of Nevada will enjoy...

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.

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Well done interesting museum!

Large museum with local history and the animal display was awesome. Worth the visit! We came to visit our son who recently moved here and enjoyed learning the Elko history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Port Orchard, Washington
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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Large museum with local history and the animal display was awesome. Worth the visit! We came to visit our son who recently moved here and enjoyed learning the Elko history.

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Elko, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love taking my kids to learn about the animals. They get to see them and learn a little abpt that they are. I used to go there as a child and now its my kids turn its am amazing place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The variety of exhibits and size of this museum in a small town is awesome! The Wanamaker Wing is a must-see, along with the Will James and Ansel Adams permanent exhibits.

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Thank Toni M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This museum had displays from prehistoric times, mammoths in Nevada to wonderful photographs and art. The animals displayed from around the world was truly amazing. A nice firearm collection from a private collector. Would recommend this museum.

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Minden, NV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

So cool - a few years ago they found mastodon bones in the backyard of a local family. Really love museums that showcase local history. The Basque exhibit covered regional culture and included some beautiful clothing. Enjoyed both the Ansel Adams and Will James artwork upstairs.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was an unexpected gem of a museum. The collection is eclectic from stuffed animals to mining gear, and a wonderful antique gun collection that is easily worth over a million dollars.

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Alamo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Northeastern Nevada Museum was a great surprise we stumbled upon while in Elko. The history of the area is very well represented in all of the exhibits, which were all extremely well done, from the mining, to fashion, to the gun collections, etc. It is a great place to learn about the areas's past.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Staff was nice. Clean and quit. Good exhibits. Being a third generation minor really enjoyed the mining exhibit

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

So pleasantly surprised by this museum. Every thing about this place is super. Staff is friendly, exhibits are well done and maintained. Lots of fun western stuff to see. The animal exhibit is really cool!

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Spring Creek, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our museum here in Elko is a great place to visit. They cover the history of our area with great showcases, the gold mining, the displays. They have a huge display of animals from around the world. They hold different events. If in town always check out what may be going on here. Special events plus there is a stage... More 

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