W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum
HoursMon-Fri 9 AM- 4 PM
First Saturdays each month 12-4 PM
Mackay School of Mines Building
1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV
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Visit Nevada's Oldest Geology Museum
Located in the Mackay School of Mines Building at the University of Nevada, Reno, the W. M. Keck Museum houses an outstanding collection of minerals, ores, fossil specimens and photographs, in addition to mining related relics. The museum is also home to some of the spectacular Mackay Silver Collection, created by Tiffany & Co., for John Mackay and completed in 1878.
The Keck Museum has been free since it opened in 1908.
The museum is open to the public for self-guided tours Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you would like to schedule a group tour or arrange for an after-hours tour, call the museum office at (775) 784-4528.
How to Find the Keck and Parking
The Keck Museum is located in the Mackay Mines building at the north end of the University quad. The closest parking is a short walk away at the south end of the quad. If using GPS enter Morrell Hall Alumni Center or navigate to the intersection of Sierra and 9th streets and enter the University. The parking lot is on your right. Parking at this lot is metered. For specific parking and accessibility questions please call the museum at 775-784-4528.