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NEVADA

Nevada National Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation MonthMonth takes place in May and includes historic walking tours through the Reno area as well as an Archaeology Activity Day at the Great Basin Visitor Center. For more information, visit: http://nvshpo.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1292&Itemid=386.

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Historic Park is home to a large collection of Ichthyosaur fossils. The ghost town of Berlin, an old mining town, is also preserved for visitors to explore. The park hosts tours of the fossil shelter in the summer months and also encourages self-guided exploration on the nature trails through the Berlin town site. For more detailed information, go to http://parks.nv.gov/parks/bi/.

Bukaroo Hall of Fame: includes gear, photos, memorabilia, saddles, guns and more that belonged to real buckaroos (which some might mistakenly call cowboys) of the Old West. For more information, visit: http://www.buckaroohalloffame.com/index.html.

Discovery Children's Museum in Las Vegas is an interactive museum for children and families with exhibits and programs in the arts, sciences, and humanities. On occasion, the museum offers special temporary exhibits or programs in the areas of paleontology and archaeology. For more information, visit the website: http://www.ldcm.org.

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum showcases a variety of exhibits on paleontology and archaeology, including an exhibit on a "dinosaur mummy," and a collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. For more information on exhibits, call (702) 384-3466, or visit the museumís website at: http://www.lvnhm.org/.

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