High Noon: Verdi Historical Center
February 15, 2017 | Category: Calendar, News & Events | Tags:

Join host Neal Cobb for our monthly High Noon historical presentation. This month’s feature is Old Tales of Nevada’s episode on the Verdi Historical Center featuring Barbara Ting. In addition to the showing of the episode, Ting and Grace Fujii will be on hand to answer questions and share an update on […]

‘Sensational Sagebrush’ highlights Family Fun Saturday at Nevada State Museum
February 9, 2017 | Category: Calendar, News & Events, Press Release | Tags:

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Fall in love with our state flower, learning its scientific name, how it was used by both early settlers and American Indians and conduct experiments in the lab to observe its unique qualities. Family Fun Saturday returns to the Nevada State Museum on Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to […]

Lecture: The making of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday in Nevada
February 9, 2017 | Category: Calendar, News & Events, Press Release | Tags:

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The federal Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, but it wasn’t always recognized as a state holiday. In fact, it wasn’t until 2000 that all 50 states recognized the holiday. Bertha Mullins, a Reno native who served as chairman of […]

12th Annual “Become a Motorman” Class, April 2016
January 9, 2016 | Category: Calendar | Tags:

         April 15 – 17, 2016 Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Three great days of railroading experience! $150.00 per person Maximum of 4 students Cost of class includes: Hands On Experience As Motorman And Conductor Hand-Car Qualification Nevada State Railroad Museum Rule Book Railroader’s Hat Nevada State Railroad Museum Equipment […]

Story Time & Crafts on the Train
January 7, 2016 | Category: Calendar | Tags:

Join us in our exclusive climate controlled Dining Car for Story Time & Crafts on Saturday, February 20th! Story time happens on all four runs of the day (10AM, 11:30PM, 1PM & 2:30PM). Theme changes monthly! Story time and crafts are included free with purchase of […]

NSM Behind-the-Scenes Tours in Natural History
December 29, 2015 | Category: Calendar | Tags:

Choose 10:00 am or 1:30 pm for your small group behind-the-scenes tour of Natural History collections, including taxidermy. Reservations required; contact Deborah Stevenson at 775-687-4810, ext. 237. Admission: $8 for adults; free for members and ages 17 and under. Limit six persons per tour. Duration: approximately one hour […]

Nature Journaling at NSMLV
October 15, 2015 | Category: Calendar | Tags:

November 14th, 201510:00 am to 2:00 pm Nature journaling is a way to record thoughts and observations about one's relationship with the natural world. It uses a combination of writing and graphic arts to record interactions with nature. Nature journalists learn how to be more observant, recognize patterns, use words to describe feelings, and […]

Free admission at The Lost City Museum October 30
October 1, 2015 | Category: Calendar | Tags:

The Lost City Museum will be offering free admission October 30 in celebration of Nevada day. […]

Book Signing – Seekers, Saints, & Scoundrels
September 10, 2015 | Category: Calendar | Tags:

All southern Nevadans are familiar with the natural beauty that Red Rock Canyon has to offer, but what about the people who have been drawn to this scenic destination throughout history? Their fascinating stories are told in a new book written by several authors from the Friends of Red Rock Canyon. Join us at […]

Board Meeting
September 4, 2015 | Category: Calendar | Tags:


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