Winnemucca, Nevada: Buckaroo Hall of Fame

A "buckaroo" is what cowboys like to be called in this part of the West. Also here: a museum of sheep and goats.

Address:
30 W. Winnemucca Blvd, Winnemucca, NV
Directions:
Inside the Chamber of Commerce building. Downtown, on the northwest corner of W. Winnemucca Blvd and S. Bridge St.
Hours:
M-F 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
775-623-5071
Admission:
Free
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Buckaroo Hall of Fame.

Buckaroo Hall of Fame

This small museum honors several buckaroos of the 19th and 20th centuries. It is inside the Winnemucca Chamber of Commerce building. Admission is free and includes a separate museum of sheep and goats of the world.

[David Sumner, 07/07/2016]

According to the Buckaroo Hall of Fame, working cowboys in this part of the West wanted to be called "buckaroos," not cowboys. The inductees have nicknames such as "Shorty," "Shamy," and "Sharkey."


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