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Circus Circus

The most family-friendly of the bunch, Circus Circus has free circus acts to entertain kids beneath a giant, candy-striped big top, which also harbors a gazillion carnival and video games that look awfully similar t…
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National Automobile Museum

Stylized street scenes illustrate a century’s worth of automobile history at this engaging car museum. The collection is enormous and impressive, with one-of-a-kind vehicles – including James Dean’s 1949 Mercury fro…
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Nevada Historical Society Museum

Near the University of Nevada Science Center, this museum includes permanent exhibits on neon signs, local Native American culture and the presence of the federal government.
Museum in Reno

Nevada Museum of Art

In a sparkling building inspired by the geological formations of the Black Rock Desert north of town, a floating staircase leads to galleries showcasing temporary exhibits and eclectic collections on the American We…
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Silver Legacy

A Victorian-themed place, the Silver Legacy is easily recognized by its white landmark dome, where a giant mock mining rig periodically erupts into a fairly tame sound-and-light spectacle.
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Founded by Nevada gambling pioneer William Harrah in 1946, it's still one of the biggest and most popular casinos in town.
Casino in Reno


About 2 miles south of downtown, this place dazzles with a 17-story Tuscan-style tower.
Historic Building in Carson City

1870 Nevada State Capitol

Built in 1870, the Nevada State Capitol is complete with a silver-covered dome symbolizing its ‘Silver State’ status. The original senate chamber now houses a museum of statehood paraphernalia.
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Nevada State Museum

Housed inside the 1869 US Mint building, the Nevada State Museum contains exhibits of Native American, frontier and mining history.
Museum in Carson City

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Train buffs shouldn't miss the Nevada State Railroad Museum, which displays some 65 train cars and locomotives from the 1800s to the early 1900s.