Current Exhibitions:

toytopia 2017

Play all day in a world of big toys and big fun!

TOYTOPIA is an immersive and hands-on adventure through 100 years of classic toys, games, dolls, and more! Visitors will learn about the origins of toys, who made them, and why they are fun or dear to us. Discover why some toys succeeded and some failed, which toys have become collector's items and why. The exhibition even highlights which toys were the most popular in every decade of the twentieth century! But you won't just see toys - visitors are invited to get hands-on and try out the toys for themselves! Toytopia features:

  • The World’s Largest Etch-A-Sketch
  • Retro Arcade Area, featuring classic games from the 1970s and 80s
  • A life-size walk-through Doll House
  • Life-Size Monopoly Car and game board
  • LEGO Play Area/LEGO Building Wall
  • Model trains
  • Schylling Tin Toys
  • Keva Planks, Lincoln Logs, and Brain Teasers play areas
  • Stop motion movie maker
  • Blanket fort builder
  • Zoltar and the walking piano from the hit 1988 movie “Big”
  • And more!

Toytopia is a MUST VISIT for the young... and the young at heart! Keep an eye on our event calendar for special adults-only evenings during the exhibition.

Adults - $9.00
Children (3-17) - $8.00
Children (<3) - Free
Seniors - $8.00

Group rate available for 15 or more people. Please contact us to schedule a group visit.

Future Exhibitions:

May 3 - June 4, 2017

Honoring Mother Nature ~ This new art exhibition from the Sierra Watercolor Society will feature a variety of watercolor paintings that depict plants, nature, flowers, and other spring themes. All art will be available for purchase, and visitors are invited to vote for their favorite painting to win the coveted "People's Choice Award." Free Admission.

June 17 - July 23, 2017

New Directions in Fiber and Mixed Media ~ Eclectic works that push the boundaries of fiber and fabric, including small, large, and 3D works. Seven female artists from Nevada County, California will join forces for this exploration of contemporary textile work. All work will be available for purchase. Free admission.

July 29 - October 29, 2017

A murder is revealed, a body is found, a culprit is at large. Solve the crime and be part of a dramatic exhibition where fact meets fiction! This interactive exhibition explores the world of Victorian London, and Sir Conan Doyle's most famous literary character - Sherlock Holmes. Visitors will explore a fully immersive world and test their powers of deduction. Travel to 1800s England and walk through a boarding house, an opium den, London docks, a séance room, and more. Each scene is filled authentic sights, sounds, and even smells... along with clues and red herrings. Look closely, take notes, and try to solve the murder mystery! 

*The exhibit shows murder scenes and murder victims. Rated PG-13. Parental discretion is advised.

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


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