An extensive collection of rare photos, mineral and mining artifacts, maps and costumes reminiscent of the 1860 Comstock days ... More
Way It Was Museum
An extensive collection of rare photos, mineral and mining artifacts, maps and costumes reminiscent of the 1860 Comstock days captivates visitors to this museum. Learn how real miners worked, lived and even died in the mines. One exhibit shows a scale model of the hundreds of miles of underground mine shafts beneath Virginia City. Also on display is a working model and cutaway of a real silver and gold mine. Enjoy a 16-minute video featuring Merlin Olsen and Charlie Jones explaining life on the American Frontier. This is a must-see when you come to this historically rich town.
This is family fun for everyone in the heart of downtown Virginia City. See the complete underground mine workings of
an authentic gold and silver mine. Experienced miners will guide you through tunnels as you descend deep into the ...
All aboard! Take a trip back to the old Comstock days and enjoy a ride on this authentic steam train.
You can go on a six mile round trip from Virginia City to Gold Hill. The narrated 35 minute ...
First discovered in 1859, this mine once produced both gold and silver ore. Today, the lode it yields is history
rather than precious metals. Take a 30 minute walking tour through the actual mine shaft. As you descend 400 ...
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