Elko, Nevada: Wanamaker Wildlife Wing

Extensive collection of big game and wildlife mounts and trophies, donated by sportsman and Burbank businessman V. H. "Jack" Wanamaker.

Northeastern Nevada Museum

Address:
1515 Idaho St., Elko, NV
Directions:
Northeastern Nevada Museum, I-80 exit 303, drive east to Idaho St., turn right, then drive less than a mile to the museum on the right.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 9 am - 5 pm, Su 1-5 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
775-738-3418
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Wanamaker Wildlife Wing

"V.H. 'Jack' Wanamaker, an avid sportsman, hunted all over the world for 30 years, displaying his wildlife mounts at his business, AAA Wanamaker Rents, in Burbank, California. As he approached retirement age (80+), he wanted to donate his collection to a museum to exhibit... The Wanamaker wildlife wing opened August 8, 1999." -- placard at the Northeastern Nevada Museum. This exhibit honors and celebrates the wildlife, not the hunter.

[Meg Zorn, 10/12/2013]

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