Wilbur D. May Museum

1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89503



Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10:00 am ‐ 4:00 pm

The May Museum houses thousands of ethnographic artifacts collected by Wilbur D. May during his lifetime of world travel. The collection includes antique firearms, African masks, Japanese swords, Egyptian tomb items, American Western art, and more. We also host traveling exhibitions, art shows, and other special programs throughout the year.


Married to Adventure
August 6 - October 30, 2016
This exhibit tells the amazing true story of Martin & Osa Johnson - acclaimed filmmakers, photographers, explorers, and American heroes of the early 20th century. Relive their adventures through original photographs, films, and artifacts from their expeditions around the world.

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