Museums of the Reno/Carson/Lake Tahoe Area

Carson City - Nevada's Capitol

Capitol Building & Museum
101 North Carson, Carson City, NV
Open Daily, Historical ezhibits, Nevada Governor's portraits.
Silver colored cupola represents the "Silver State'.

Nevada State Museum - Old U.S. Mint
600 North Carson St., Carson City, NV
Open daily except some holidays. Underground mine and ghost town,
natural history exhibits, Indian baskets and Old U.S. Mint exhibit.
(775) 687-4810

Nevada State Railroad Museum
2180 South Carson St., Carson City, NV
Open every day. Antque steam engines amd railroad cars from the
Virgina & Truckee Railroad era. Special steam
engine rides and events on holidays.
775) 687-6953

Northern Nevada Children's Museum
813 North Carson St., Carson City, NV
Open Wed. - Mon. Hands-on exhibits for ages 3-12, like a
walk-in kaleidoscope. (775) 884-2226

Stewart Indian Cultural Center
5366 Snyder Ave., Open daily. Arts, crafts and historical exhibits.
Founded in 1890 as a school for western tribes.
(775) 882-1808

Carson Valley

Carsn Valley Museum & Cultural Center
1477 Hwy. 395, Garderville, NV 775-782-2555

Genoa Courthouse Museum
5th and Main St., Genoa, NV (775) 782-4325

North Lake Tahoe

Gatekeepers Museum
130 West Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-1762


National Automobile Museum
10 Lake St. & Mill St., Reno, NV
(775) 333-9300

Nevada Historical Society Museum
1650 North Virginia St., Reno, NV
(775) 688-1190

Nevada State Museum of Art
Open Tuesday thru Sunday
160 West Liberty, Reno, NV
(775) 329-3333

Sparks Heritage Museum
820 Victorian Ave., Sparks, NV
(775) 355-1144

Wilbur D. May Museum
Rancho San Rafael Park, Reno, NV
(775) 785-5961

South Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Historical Museum
3058 Hwy. 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-5458


Auburn Ski Club Western Skisport Museum
19865 Boreal Ridge Rd., Soda Springs, CA
(530) 426-3313

Truckee Donner Historical Society Museum
(530) 582-0893

Virginia City

America's Largest Historical Landmark

Mackay Mansion
(775) 847-0173

Mark Twain Museum & Memories
(775) 847-0454

Marshall Mint Museum
98 North "C" St.
(775) 847-0777

Nevada Gambling Museum
22 South "C" St.
(775) 847-9022

Nevada State Fire Museum
51 South "C" St.
(775) 847-0717

The Way It Was Museum
113 North "C" St.
(775) 847-0975


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