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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & AGENDA

BOARD OF MUSEUMS AND HISTORY April 14, 2021, 2 p.m. MEETING LOCATION: TELECONFERENCE Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there is no physical location for the meeting. Join the meeting via teleconference. Download the agenda for full details, including details on how to join the meeting electronically. Board of Museums and History AGENDA April 14 2021 […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & AGENDA

BOARD OF MUSEUMS AND HISTORY Friday, March 19, 2021, 9 a.m. MEETING LOCATION: TELECONFERENCE Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there is no physical location for the meeting. Join the meeting via teleconference. Download the agenda for full details, including details on how to join the meeting electronically. Agenda – Board of Museums and History meeting […]

Reopening Update

Across the state, the Nevada’s State Museums are preparing to welcome visitors to come experience the stories and artifacts of one of the most extraordinary states in the country. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Nevada State Museums you voluntarily assume all […]

Community celebrates 150th anniversary of Carson City Mint

CARSON CITY, Nevada – It is one thing to study history; it is another witness it. Visitors to the Nevada State Museum in Carson City on Tuesday will find themselves in history’s front row as the museum celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint. Just as it did 150 years earlier to the […]

Railroad museum offers ‘Pajama Train’ for kids with health concerns

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The holiday season generally doesn’t lack in opportunities for children to have fun, with numerous special events and activities open to all. For children who are battling cancer or those with compromised immune systems, those opportunities aren’t nearly as great. The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City wanted to make […]

Lecture tells of Carson City Mint’s architect and architecture

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The U.S. Mint Building in Carson City is one of the city’s most recognizable, enduring and beloved structures. Those adjectives likely would not apply to Alfred B. Mullett, the man who designed the building, now home to the Nevada State Museum, 150 years ago – especially “beloved.” From 1866 to 1874, […]

Santa Train steams up for 35th year at railroad museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City launches its 35th year of Santa Train the weekend of Dec. 7 and tickets are available online and at the museum’s depot now. The Santa Trains will be running every 30 minutes the weekends of Dec. 7, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21 between […]