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50 W Winnemucca Blvd, Winnemucca, NV 89445-3258
+1 775-623-5071
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Stopped to ask about the best ghost towns for a small day trip. The gal at the counter said she... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reds4me
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Chehalis, Washington
We were stunned - by the apathy and lack of interest

We first arrived around 10-30am on a friday to find a hand written sign on the front door "Back in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wroughtironron
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Rochdale, England
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
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“crescent city” (2 reviews)
“info” (2 reviews)
“redwoods” (2 reviews)
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50 W Winnemucca Blvd, Winnemucca, NV 89445-3258
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped to ask about the best ghost towns for a small day trip. The gal at the counter said she hasn't lived here long, and referred me to a book that contained limited information. There were a couple of displays around the lobby of this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first arrived around 10-30am on a friday to find a hand written sign on the front door "Back in around 30 mins". We walked round the block a couple of times and the door had been unlocked, so we walked in. A strange place...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

The lady was very helpful, gave us some honest information on accommodation which is refreshing! Had a pleasant walk around the back streets at her suggestion. The animal collection is interesting, from all over the world and still adding. A cute town in the middle...More

Thank Margot P
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I stop by here with some questions and they were very helpful. This is better than the average visitor center.

Thank Ed B
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped to see the exhibits again at the visitor center in Winnemucca. They were setting up for a large dinner in the hall. The visitor center is free to visit. There is nice taxidermy animals, and other things to see. The redwood tree in...More

Thank mini
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Basically none of the animals mounted in the museum are native to the area. What a strange place. I left feeling very confused and with no real information that would help me learn more about the area.

Thank William L
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I love how they have an animal, rock, western history display for all to see free of charge. It has three levels, elevators and stairs to all levels plus bathrooms. Its a great place for weddings, business dinners, Santa village. Great for any community event....More

Thank L2027BUjamies
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

The visitor center appears to have taken over the first floor of an out of business casino. There is a front space with tables full of brochures and some old lit cabinets of rocks and cowboy gear (called the "Buckaroo Hall of Fame") as well...More

Thank NevadaHighdesert
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

We followed signs to this building to get some information on motels for an overnight stop. As others have said, the building is a large dark hall with a small office for information. What was unexpected was the various displays. There is a collection of...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

what a great place to start and get info about the surrounding area. The lady inside was so nice and steered us in the right direction.

Thank mobilert1
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