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Native American co-worker introduced me to the Reservation, Paiute culture, and this museum - where her mother works. It was unique and fascinating experience! The museum includes history, artifacts, film, and small gift shop.
Recommend to anyone visiting the Pyramid Lake area (free admission).
Our first trip to Pyramid Lake, recommended by a friend. The museum is small but very informative with ancient and contemporary artifacts, photographs, several videos, and a gift shop, We especially liked the totem pole for veterans with each war, from the early Indian Wars,...More
Located about 50 miles north of Reno (1 hour driving time). Take I-80 East to exit 43, then NE entering Wadsworth town, and left onto Nevada Highway 447 into Nixon, Nevada. The Visitor Center is near the intersection of Nevada 447 and 446. The Center...More
I recommend stopping by to get a little taste of Pyramid Lake Paiute culture. They have a scavenger hunt where you can learn a little Paiute along the way. Excellent place to stop and visit, go see Big Foot and Little Foot in the backyard...More
We very much enjoyed visiting the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitor Center. This museum had a good variety of Native American items, baskets, and amazing art work. It was so interesting to learn more about the Paiute tribe.
The architecture of the visitor...More
The museum building is striking with creative and appropriate architecture. The speaker engaged for our trip was an elder who spoke on point for the better part of an hour then started to ramble. We learned some of the history of the area and the...More