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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Where’s the Gas Cap?

WHERE’S THE GAS CAP?   This 1936 DeSoto Airstream Taxi shows the cap where you would expect it to be, in the rear.  It’s the most common arrangement used on some early cars and the majority of our current models.             But on this 1928

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Second Thursday Talk – Gas Pumps – Dispensing Fuel

From Buckets and Art Deco Pumps sought after by collectors to the latest innovations. Presented by Museum Docent Chair Rod Smith Enjoy a 30-minute talk, Q&A, refreshments and a unique piece of history. Free to Museum members. Included with paid admission. Otherwise, $5 per person to attend the talk. The gasoline pump has evolved

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May 2018 Events and Activities in the Reno Region

  Big events during May, 2018 include… May is Older Americans Month Reno River Festival Mother’s Day Memorial Day Weekend May is Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month – “Prepare Now! Wildfire Know No Season.” Every action you take at your home or in your community to reduce the wildfire threat and

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Beatnik Bandit, dream comes true at the Amelia Island Concours

In Spotlight March 19, 2018 Bob Golfen 2 comments The memorable Beatnik Bandit was shown at the Amelia Island Concours | Bob Golfen photos Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s iconic creation appeals to the younger crowd as well as the memories of older gearheads Those of us who were around at

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The Cheapest Times to Visit These Popular US Tourist Destinations

Reno-Tahoe, Nev. What you can visit here: Lake Tahoe, National Automobile Museum, Reno casinos Cheapest travel month: April Most expensive travel month: July Gorgeous Lake Tahoe is known for its crystal clear waters nestled amidst gorgeous mountain views, but if outdoor activities aren’t your speed, you can see classic and

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National Automobile Museum Introduces Historical Thursday Talk on Alice Ramsey, the First Woman to Drive Across the U.S.

Celebrate National Women’s History Month with America’s Top 10 Automobile Museums RENO, Nev. – February 20, 2018 – (Newswire.com) In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the National Automobile Museum has announced its Second Thursday Talk will feature a discussion on Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive across the

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How to Pull off a Trip to Reno/Lake Tahoe From Denver for Under $200

You’ll probably never run out of things to do in Colorado, but if you’re itching for a weekend adventure out of state and don’t want to break the bank, 303 is here to help. San Francisco, LA or Seattle can get a little pricey if you’re looking to venture west

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March 2018 Events and Activities in the Reno Region

Science Saturdays at the National Automobile Museum – Saturday, March 10, 2018. Join in on an adventure that is out of this world – “Studying the Stars.” Admission is $12 per person for children and adults, which also includes admission to the Museum and free refreshments. For participants age 8

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