News & Events
The holiday season is upon us and the Nevada State Railroad Museums are getting into the spirit! Visit Carson City or Boulder City and take a ride on a festive holiday train.
The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City is hosting train rides for families with Santa during the first three weekends […]
State Museums are Planning Unique Nevadan Experiences to Celebrate Nevada Day
The state holiday for Nevada Day is October 27 and it is a good time to connect with our Silver State heritage through our state museums! Here are all of the activities planned for the holiday and the long weekend.
Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder […]
Dan Thielen has been named the new administrator for the Division of Museums and History, a promotion from his post as director of the Nevada State Railroad Museums.
For 15 years, Dan has worked for the State of Nevada’s Division of Museums and History, most recently managing the three railroad museums in Nevada located in […]
The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City is seeking bids on multiple projects. A brief project description and link to the full scope of work is included for interested contractors. Contact museum director Dr. Christopher MacMahon at 702-486-5952 for more information.
Painting Dining Car 4813
This project will remove existing topcoat and paint from dining car […]
The Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City will hold a community meeting to inform Henderson residents about a proposed Joint Use Agreement between the State of Nevada and City of Henderson to utilize approximately one mile of railroad track between Interstate 11 and Paradise Hills Drive.
The meeting will be held in the auditorium of […]
Nevada State Museums to Receive $38 Million Dollars
After the passage of the Capital Improvement Bill, AB 1, The Nevada State Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs was allocated budget for projects throughout the state’s network of museums and archival storage facilities. The CIP bill passed by the Special Session of the Nevada State Legislature […]
The Nevada Division of Museums and History’s seven state museums will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to active duty U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2023 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 20, 2023, and end on Labor […]
The Board of Museums and History has announced the 2023 dates and locations for public meetings. They are:
March 9, 2023 – Carson City, NV
June 8-9, 2023 – Las Vegas, NV
September 14, 2023 – Ely, NV
December 7-8, 2023 – Reno, NV
Agendas for meetings will be posted […]
STATE OF NEVADA – DIVISION OF STATE LANDS
PUBLIC LEASE AUCTION
The Division of State Lands is soliciting proposals from eligible companies to lease state property at the Nevada State Railroad Museum – Boulder City, 601 Yucca Street, Boulder City, Nevada. The lease will be to operate a Rail Bike Tour business at the Museum and […]