Nevada Historical Society
Admissions

Dorothy Barry
Administrative Assistant & Store Manager
Dnbarry@nevadaculture.org
775-688-1190 ext. 221

Hours of Operation

Museum and Museum Store

Tuesday – Saturday – 10am – 4:30pm

Research Library

Tuesday – Saturday – 12pm – 4pm

Location and Directions

1650 North Virginia Street Reno, NV 89503

University of Nevada – Reno campus

We are located north of the Fleischmann Planetarium.

The Society is located in the green and copper building with diamond-shaped windows.

Parking

Designated Parking has signage posted on the east side of our building. If those spaces are taken, you can use any available UNR parking spaces, including space behind the KNPB station.

We have free, temporary parking passes available at the Admissions office that you can place on your dashboard.

Persons with disabilities may use the designated spaces in the parking lot in front of the museum.

RTC and Sierra Spirit Buses

There is a bus stop located in front of the museum, 16th Street.

For more information about time schedule, visit www.rtcwashoe.com

Admission Fees

Member of the Nevada State Museums System: Free

Adults: $5.00

Children Under the Age of 18: Free

NHS Closures – Holidays and UNR Home Football Games – Fall 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018

State Holidays
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 – 4th July – Closed
Friday, October 26 2018 – Nevada Day – Closed
Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 – Thanksgiving – Closed
Friday, Nov 23, 2018 – Family Day – Closed
Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018 – Christmas – Closed


Driving Directions

Heading North from Carson City

Take I-580 /US-395 N/N Carson Street. Take exit 68B for Interstate 80 W toward Reno/Sac. Merge onto I-80 W. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto E 8th Street. Turn Right onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.

Heading South

Take US-395 S. Take exit 72 for merge onto Interstate 80 W toward Reno/Sac. Merge onto I-80 W. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto E 8th Street. Turn Right onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.

Heading West

Take I-80 W. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto E 8th Street. Turn Right onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.

Heading East

Take I-80 E. Follow I-80 E to Maple Street. Take exit 13 towards Downtown Reno/Virginia Street. Continue onto Maple Street. Turn Left onto N Virginia Street. Turn Right onto 16th Street.