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Northeastern Nevada Museum

1515 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801-4021
+1 702-738-3418
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Remarkable in Quality and Quantity of Exhibits

I enjoy visiting museums in small towns and this one is outstanding. Out front is a relocated Pony... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joan W
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Green Valley, Arizona
Great Western Art and Pioneer artifacts.

We had a limited time and three good museums to choose from when we visited Elko. Since we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monte H
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Casper, Wyoming
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • 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 1 week ago

I enjoy visiting museums in small towns and this one is outstanding. Out front is a relocated Pony Express Station from 1860 and a lovely garden. Inside there are exhibits on many subjects including, ranching, mining, Native Americans, Basque, Chinatown, the Spring Creek Mastodon found...More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a limited time and three good museums to choose from when we visited Elko. Since we were there on a Tuesday the California Trail Museum was closed, leaving us with a toss up, and the Northeastern Nevada Museum won. I'm glad it did...More

Thank Monte H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We stop in here every time we are in Elko and have always seen something new and interesting. This time, it was the centennial exhibit and the Will James gallery.

Thank jacqueet
Reviewed 18 August 2017

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 7 August 2017

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 31 July 2017

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 7 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 12 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 29 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
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