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Wilbur D. May Center, Reno

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  • September 28, 2017
    There was so much to see in the museum. I loved the trophy room And learning about Wilber. The arburetem was great too  more »
  • September 20, 2017
    What is surprise to find this amazing display of the life and travels of Mr. May. Although small all of the displays required being seated at the supplied comfortable benches to view the exhibits. A r...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    We had our 11 year old grandson visiting this spring so we added W.D. May Center to our 'to do' list and he loved it...and well, so did we! Beautiful gardens and the Museum is so interesting to all ag...  more »
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  • June 21, 2017
    Beautiful garden in Reno Nevada! Love going here to photograph insects and flowers! Wish there where more gardens like this in city.
  • July 2, 2017
    Awrsome! I take ALL my out of town visitors there and visit all the changing exhibits.
  • April 13, 2017
    Friendly staff. Permanent exhibition is fabulous. Bring any kid there to see the world through May's collection. A must!
  • March 24, 2017
    While we have always enjoyed the arboretum which is lovely, today we went to the museum, and my review is directly solely at the museum manager. Samantha was abrasive, dismissive and profoundly unaccommodating, we will NOT be returning to the museum because that woman is so unprofessional and unkind.
  • March 14, 2017
    Kids love it here. You can also walk around to see the gardens though it was covered in snow when I was there.

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