W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum

1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557- Map It
Phone: (775) 784-4528

AAA Editor Notes

W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum is on the University of Nevada campus in the Mackay School of Mines (1664 N. Virginia St.). The facility houses a large collection of minerals, mining artifacts, historical photographs and a 1,250-piece silver service created by Tiffany & Co. for industrialist John W. Mackay. A paleontology collection includes 500 million-year-old trilobites and fossils from the Ice Age. Guided tours are available by appointment. Guided tours are available.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-4, first Sat. of the month noon-4. Closed university holidays. Allow 45 minutes minimum.