Nevada State Museum

View PDF

Glenbrook Restoration Wins National Award

  Restoration of the historic 1875 steam locomotive Glenbrook has been recognized with an international award from the Association of Tourist Railroads and Railway Museums. The narrow-gauge engine at the Nevada State Museum, Carson City debuted in May following 30 years of painstaking care to bring it back to authentic and historic condition, thanks to a generous […]

2015 Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair

Coin dealers, collectors and admirers and amateurs will find fun at the 2015 Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair. Professionals will buy, sell, trade, and offer their numismatic expertise in a lecture series during the two-day event Aug. 21-22. Held this year at both the Nevada State Museum and the Carson Nugget, the fair […]
View PDF

Nevada State Museum Presents Nevada Wildflowers

On April 11, spend your Saturday at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City studying and learning about the local wildflowers. Take part in many different activities designed to help you better identify some of the wildlife we see everyday around town and on the hiking trails: dissect specimens, sketch plants, press flowers, collect maps and guides for […]

John C. Frémont Symposium

John C. Frémont Symposium July 25-26, 2014. Registration due by June 30 for this Nevada 150 Signature Event. By Jeri Chadwell One of the signature sesquicentennial events in July, the John C. Frémont Symposium (July 25-26) at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, features lectures and presentations from several of the nation’s foremost Frémont […]