The late Nevada Governor Kenneth Guinn said, “This is the best museum in the state of Nevada.” The Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko is a multi-faced experience. Our patrons frequently remark they are amazed there is such an impressive facility in such a small town. Western art, including a world class collection of Will James original art and books, an Ansel Adams portfolio, 200 animals from all over the planet, a huge gun collection, impressive history exhibits of the area, and a soon-to-be first class mining exhibit. Come visit us and see what Governor Guinn was talking about.
Northeastern Nevada Historical Society Mission Statement:
The Northeastern Nevada Museum strives to be the premier cultural and historical center for preservation, research, and education in northeastern Nevada. The museum maintains a quality facility dedicated to serving the area and its visitors by providing comprehensive archives, diverse art and history exhibits, and a community gathering space.