Educators

Field Trip & Tour Options

May Collection: Year-Round

We offer a one-hour tour through the amazing collection of Wilbur D. May. Our docents begin with a short introduction and film about the life of Mr. May and the items housed in the museum, followed by a guided walk through the museum itself. For children's groups we conduct a scavenger hunt to locate specific artifacts in the collection. The tour combines local and world history along with natural history. Appropriate for all ages.

Tours are available anytime during normal business hours, by appointment only.

Cost: Child and Seniors Groups ~ $2.50 per person. 
        Adult Groups ~ $4.00 per person.
(15 or more people required)
To book a tour: Call (775) 785-5961.

Hall of Heroes: January 20 - April 15, 2018

Hall of Heroes brings visitors into the world of superheroes, crime-fighters, and spies in an immersive experience. This one-hour guided tour will take groups through three rooms, where they will learn about powers of the mind, body, elements, and gadgets and then test their own skills at hands-on and interactive stations. Visitors will also explore movie props, costumes, memorabilia, and rare artifacts from famous superheroes. 

Group tours are available Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:00am, Noon, and 2:00pm. 

Cost: $6.00 per person, with 15 or more people.
To book a tour: Call (775) 785-5961.

Download Educator's Guide HERE.

Tour Logistics

- Payment must be made when you arrive and have a final headcount. We accept cash, check, Mastercard, and Visa.
- Plan your arrival so that we may begin at your scheduled time. Please notify the museum if you will be late.
- We do not have lunchroom space inside the museum. Weather-depending you may use one of the many picnic areas in the park.
- Bus lanes are on the west side of the parking lot.
- Students are welcome in the museum store, but must be accompanied by teacher or chaperone.
- Please protect our collections by not allowing gum, candy, food, or drink in the exhibition halls.
- Photography is permitted in all areas of the Museum.


1595 N. Sierra Street
Inside Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Reno, Nevada 89503
(775) 785-5961

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