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Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum & Visitors Center

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I visited the museum on the recommendation of a tour guide (Sonny Boy Tours) in Reno. I had a few... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Memphis, Tn
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Excellent Visitor Center.

Exceeded expectations. Interesting exhibits. Easy to follow. There's even a small gift shop... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Oakland, California
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709 State Street, Nixon, NV 89424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum on the recommendation of a tour guide (Sonny Boy Tours) in Reno. I had a few hours before my flight and he suggested that I visit Pyramid Lake and the museum. The lake is beautiful and the museum has some great...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Exceeded expectations. Interesting exhibits. Easy to follow. There's even a small gift shop. Helpful staff.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is not on the "beaten path" unless you specifically choose to go to Pyramid Lake. It is a beautiful building and fairly new. The exhibits are very nice and a lot of them have recorded explanations or stories. The staff was very friendly and...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff give you a warm welcome. Nice multi-purpose building with art work, fossils, history, and artifacts. Clean restrooms.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Native American co-worker introduced me to the Reservation, Paiute culture, and this museum - where her mother works. It was unique and fascinating experience! The museum includes history, artifacts, film, and small gift shop. Recommend to anyone visiting the Pyramid Lake area (free admission).

Thank Diedra34108
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Our first trip to Pyramid Lake, recommended by a friend. The museum is small but very informative with ancient and contemporary artifacts, photographs, several videos, and a gift shop, We especially liked the totem pole for veterans with each war, from the early Indian Wars,...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

There is lots of interesting Native American history and artifacts displayed here. Some handmade items are for sale made by the Paiute Indians. We enjoyed stopping!

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Lots of interesting Indian history here, so if you're into that sort of thing, you'll probably like this smaller sized museum. You can't miss it if you're on your way to Pyramid Lake.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Located about 50 miles north of Reno (1 hour driving time). Take I-80 East to exit 43, then NE entering Wadsworth town, and left onto Nevada Highway 447 into Nixon, Nevada. The Visitor Center is near the intersection of Nevada 447 and 446. The Center...More

Thank etweeden
Reviewed 15 July 2015

How the Paiute tribe, Pyramid Lake, indigenous fish and other wildlife evolved: A different looking building and lots to learn about the Native Community and Area,

Thank Ron P
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