Nevada Historical Society


1650 North Virginia Street

Reno , NV 89503

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Sheryln L. Hayes-Zorn


Fax: 775-688-2917

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The Nevada Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution in the state of Nevada. The Nevada Historical Society's library, photograph and manuscript collections constitute the largest and most complete repository of materials related to the history of Nevada and the Great Basin. The Society's museum artifact collection consists of many unique artifacts that encompass more than 15,000 artifacts and works of art, including paintings, objects related to the mining and ranching industries, clothing, and objects used in the daily lives of 19th and 20th century Nevadans. A wonderful collection of Nevada and Great Basin Native American basketry, pottery, and tools help tell Nevada's Native American heritage.



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October 29
Brews & Boos Beer Festival
Enjoy fall and winter craft brews in Halloween-style at the annual Brews & Boos Beer Festival.

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Nevada Day Parade
The 78th annual event is the longest running admissions day celebration in the country and...

November 3
Off Beat Arts & Music Festival
Off Beat Arts & Music Festival is a citywide arts and music festival that showcases northern...

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