Nevada State museum

Nevada State Museum
600 N. Carson St. | Carson City, Nevada
Open Tuesday - Sunday | 8:30am to 4:30pm

Nevada Day Special Events:

  • In honor of Nevada Day, the Museum offers FREE Admission all day Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2015!
  • See the new exhibit – Ranching in the High Desert: Five Generations, One Family.

The Nevada State Museum in Carson City celebrates the state's natural and cultural history, featuring the historic Carson City Mint.

Regular Museum Admission - Open Tuesday through Sunday*:

  • $8 for adults
  • FREE for children 17 & under
  • FREE for museum members

*The museum is closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

For more information, visit the museum's website or call 775.687.4810.

Nevada Railroad Museum
2180 South Carson Street
Carson City, NV
Located at the intersection of Fairview Dr. and S. Carson Street
Museum Hours: Thursday through Monday, 9:00am - 4:30pm

Museum Admission:

  • Adults 18-up: $6
  • 17 & younger (with adult): free
  • Free Admission for Nevada Day on Friday & Saturday, October 30-31, 2015

NEVADA DAY SPECIALS on 10/30/15 and 10/31/15!
• FREE Museum admission to ALL
• Ride the historic McKeen Motor Car

Purchase tickets to ride the McKeen Motor Car at the Wabuska Depot at the Museum. Ages 12+: $8 | Children 4-11 & Museum Members: $4 | 3 & under: free

The Nevada State Railroad Museum preserves the railroad heritage of Nevada, including locomotives and cars of the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad and other railroads of the Silver State. Many were bought from Hollywood studios, where they were made famous in movies and television shows. Among 65 locomotives and cars in the collection, 40 were built before 1900, and 31 pieces that operated on the V & T Railroad.

Museum activities consist of operation of historic railroad equipment, including train rides, handcar rides, and a variety of special events.

For more information visit our website or call (775) 687-6953, ext. 237

1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV

Museum and Store Hours:
Tues - Sat: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Library Research Room hours:
Weds - Sat: 12:00 Noon - 4:00pm
no admission charge for Library

  • Adults: $4
  • Children (17 & younger): FREE
  • Members: FREE