Western Folklife Center

501 Railroad St.
Elko, NV 89801- Map It
(775) 738-7508

AAA Editor Notes

Western Folklife Center is off I-80 exit 301, downtown at 501 Railroad St. It preserves and presents traditional art of the American West through a variety of displays, performances and activities. A gallery displays changing exhibits of Western and international cowboy-themed art and culture. An original 44-foot mahogany Brunswick bar pays homage to Wild West saloons. Events taking place here include the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, concerts, jam sessions and dances. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$5; $3 (ages 65+ and students with ID); $1 (ages 6-12); free (ages 0-5 and to all first Sat. of the month).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5, May-Jan.; Wed.-Fri. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5, rest of year. Closed major holidays.