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Welcome to the Wilbur D. May Center!

The Wilbur D. May Center is an adventure for people of all ages! The Museum houses a collection of rare and exotic artifacts and hosts fun traveling exhibits and events. The Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a living museum of colorful flowers, creekside meadows, outdoor courtyards, and secluded benches.


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Image of Wilbur May
This facility preserves the life and legacy of Wilbur D. May. In addition to his life as an adventurer, rancher, artist, pilot, world traveler, businessman, and entrepreneur, Wilbur was also a philanthropist focused on the education and well-being of local children. The May Museum, Arboretum, and Botanical Garden are committed to being a place for fun and learning in the community.


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A facility owned and operated by the
Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space.
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N. Sierra, Reno,
Nevada 89503 U.S.A.
The Wilbur D. May Center is located in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Reno, Nevada. 
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