The W. M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum, Reno

4.8
#6 of 9 in Childrens Museums in Nevada
Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Science Museum
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  • I brought my 8 year old granddaughter here on a quiet weekday and we spent almost 2 hours exploring! With no one else there, we felt it was "our place" as we enjoyed the beautiful displays on 3...  more »
  • Love the rich history of mining in Nevada but the curator knew very little and was highly disinterested in the collection. Been twice, same attitude each time. I knew more about the minerals than he.....  more »
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  • Fantastic little museum packed to the gills with specimens: minerals, ores, fossils, and historic mining equipment. It was a 'must see' for a rock hound like me. Google Maps directions will NOT take you to the right location. Park in the visitors' parking lot of the UNR campus and take a quick walk across the quad to the earth science building.
  • W. M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum, Nevada's oldest geology museum, is another jewel in UNR's crown of jewels.
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