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
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,
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.
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:
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
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
The DIY Automotive Movement The Metz Company was a pioneer automobile maker established by Charles Herman Metz of Waltham, Massachusetts from 1908 to 1922. Metz had one of the most unique Do-It-Yourself kits in the industry. But they were not the first to enter the DIY market. Beginning in 1899, A.L.
Online shopping is big now, even for automobiles. But in 1952, the internet was still decades away (1983), and it would be seven more years before the World Wide Web (1990). But there was something almost as good: The Sears Catalog. Sears Department Stores began in 1886, but their catalog