Cultural Centers & Museums

  • Take a break from the action and explore the historical side of Lake Tahoe at these cultural centers and museums.

    Reno Philharmonic Association, Inc

    Reno Philharmonic Association, Inc

    935 Riverside Dr, Ste 3, Reno, NV  89503
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    In: Activities: Cultural Centers & Museums, Nightlife & Shows

    The Reno Philharmonic invites you to join us for Classix, a six-concert series highlighting the best in symphonic classics, performed by the superb Reno Philharmonic Orchestra with world-renowned guest soloists. Join music director Laura Jackson and the Reno Phil for a season of musical experiences that will empower and inspire.

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    Pacific Fine Arts Festivals

    Pacific Fine Arts Festivals

    view phone(209) 267-4394
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    The majority of PFA's events are Arts and Crafts Festivals where one can find fine art, handmade clothing, leather goods, and wooden toys. In addition, a number of Fine Art Festivals are also produced featuring paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, graphics, and jewelry. Several of PFA's festivals have been ranked in the top 200 outdoor festivals in the country by Sunshine Artists Magazine.

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    Thunderbird Lodge

    Thunderbird Lodge

    Hwy. 28, Incline Village, NV  89450
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    Two stunning pieces of Nevada’s history – the Thunderbird Lodge and legendary Thunderbird yacht – can be found on Lake Tahoe’s east shore. Experience it through public or private tours, weddings, family or corporate events. Opening early for 2012, on May 22nd, The Thunderbird Lodge kicks off their public tours. Click BOOK NOW to request info and start your journey!

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    Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company

    Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company

    370 F Street, Virginia City, NV  89440
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    In: Activities: Kids & Family, Cultural Centers & Museums

    Travel back to the Bonanza days on a shorter scenic ride. The conductor tells the story of Nevada’s late 19th century mining boom, when the Virginia and Truckee Railroad was built and Virginia City was the richest city on earth, with more millionaires than anywhere else.

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    The Discovery – Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

    The Discovery – Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

    490 S. Center Street, Reno, Nevada  89501
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    In: Activities: Kids & Family, Cultural Centers & Museums

    The Discovery is 67,000 square feet of hands-on learning and fun for children and adults of all ages. The museum’s galleries and exhibits cover topics ranging from Nevada’s rich history to the life of Da Vinci. The Discovery features Cloud Climber, a three story tall climbing structure and model of the region’s water cycle.

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  • Lake Tahoe’s Famous Vikingsholm

    In 1929 Mrs. Knight commissioned Swedish architect, Lennart Palme to build Vikingsholm in Emerald Bay. It’s considered to be one of the best examples of Scandinavian architecture in the United States.

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    Lake Tahoe History

    John Fremont sighted Tahoe while making his way west, marking Tahoe as a crossing-over point in the Sierras for explorers, settlers and revelers.

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    Quirky Lake Tahoe Stories

    Tahoe is anything but ordinary. Wonder what the off-the-record version of Tahoe history looks like? Read on.

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    Cheap Thrills: Where to Find Affordable Lake Tahoe Entertainment

    There is plenty to do at Tahoe when you’re on a budget, from late-night entertainment to movies on the beach and of course — the free outdoors.

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