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 […]

Museums’ school transportation reimbursement program resumes

CARSON CITY, Nevada (September 19, 2019) – A pilot program from the 2017 Legislature designed to help Nevada schools cover the cost of transporting students to any of the seven state museums was successful enough in its first two years to emerge from the 2019 Legislature with at least two more years of operation. Now […]

Carson City museums offer free admission for Nevada Day

CARSON CITY, Nevada –The Nevada State Museum and the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City are offering free admission both Friday and Saturday in recognition of Nevada Day. “As Nevada comes together to celebrate the 154th year of statehood, the public can take their personal journey through time to learn about Nevada, its first […]

‘Story Time’ a hit at Nevada State Railroad Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – When the Carson City Library was undergoing renovations earlier this year, it outsourced its “Story Time” program for youngsters to other locations, including the Nevada State Railroad Museum. That experience brought an epiphany to museum staff and volunteer Susie Kapahee. “I loved the energy, loved working with the kids, so I […]

Nevada State Museum hosting community birthday bash for Glenn Lucky

CARSON CITY, Nevada – It’s a milestone birthday coming up this month for Carson City’s Glenn Lucky and the community will have the opportunity to take part in festivities honoring one of its favorite sons. The Nevada State Museum is planning a birthday party on Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. in honor of Lucky on […]