Educators

Field Trip & Tour Options

Toytopia: January 21 - April 16

We offer a supervised one-hour tour through our special exhibition Toytopia, where kids will learn the fascinating history of toys. Toytopia is immersive and interactive, and focuses on the history and legacy of toymakers through the past century. Students will recognize themselves as researchers, develop critical thinking skills to problem solve, and learn new concepts through discovery. This exhibition meets common core standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. It is appropriate for kindergarten through 12th grade levels.

 Tours are available Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 10am, Noon, and 2pm, by appointment only.

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


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.

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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