Trick or Treat in the Streets has been cancelled

Trick or Treat in the Streets has been cancelled. It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of this year’s Trick or Treat in the Streets Halloween event. Our top priority is always the health and safety of our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and staff. This

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October 2020 Second Thursday Talk

October 2020 Second Thursday Talk Video – Online Only

Due to COVID-19 guidelines this Second Thursday Talk video will be online only. Video link will be posted to our website and the video will be available to watch on October 8, 2020, starting at 1:30 p.m. Talk: The Most Adventurous Kids in History Presented By: Museum Volunteer George Canavan

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New exhibit, “Bill Harrah – A Retrospective” is now open!

Today is the day! Our newest exhibit, “Bill Harrah – A Retrospective” is now open! September 2, 2020 would have been William “Bill” Harrah’s 109th birthday. However, for the first time in nine decades, there is no longer a Harrah name on an active Reno gaming establishment. In tribute to,

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Win a Ride in a Museum Car

You read that correctly! Every new membership purchased between June 1 and September 30, 2020 will be entered into a drawing for the member to win a chance to go for a ride around the Museum parking lot in one of the Museum cars. Three lucky winners will be chosen.

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fun things to do in reno

We’re Open!

Are you looking for fun things to do in Reno? Well, after a 77-day closure, we re-opened on June 1, 2020. We’ve worked hard to re-open and provide you a relatively risk-free entertainment experience during these uncertain times. Accordingly, the following modified procedures will be in effect until further notice:

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Ford Model T Exhibit

Ford’s Model T

Ford’s Model T: The most important car ever! NEW EXHIBIT! The National Automobile Museum has announced its newest exhibit focused on the Ford Model-T.The National Automobile Museum has unveiled a new exhibit focused on the Ford Model T which was the first truly affordable car for the masses. Prior to

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Disney Relics, Fresh Paint, The Museum is Open

The National Automobile Museum has announced they will officially open their doors to the public this Monday, June 1, 2020. This announcement comes in the wake of the Phase 2 re-opening roll-out from Nevada state Governor Sisolak.   The Museum closed its doors nearly 65 days ago, losing immediate revenue

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What Color Black Do You Want?

What Color Black Do You Want? In his 1922 autobiography, Henry Ford said that in 1909 he told his management team, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.”  Some historians are not sure he uttered those exact words, but

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