This building was originally erected in 1870 as the U.S. Mint, which coined more than $49,000,000 until 1893. Now a museum, ... More
Nevada State Museum
This building was originally erected in 1870 as the U.S. Mint, which coined more than $49,000,000 until 1893. Now a museum, it hosts about 250,000 visitors each year and has become famous for exhibits such as The Chinese Experience, the Dat So La Lee Washoe Indian baskets and Coin Press No. 1. Nevada's wildlife is also featured, namely the ubiquitous coyote, elusive mountain lion, majestic golden eagle, bothersome badger and the mischievous black bear. The silver dining service from the USS Nevada battleship, fashioned with silver from the Tonopah mine and gold from Goldfield, is also on display. Admission costs $3 for adults and $2.50 for seniors. Children under 18 are free.
This is a great place to take your kids! They have upgraded the facility and it is a great learning experience and value for the money. Don't forget to check out the mine (if you are not claustrophobic)! It's a blast!
This learning institution was founded in 1890 as a school for Western Indian tribes and operated until 1980. Today, it
is a museum that collects and exhibits memorabilia from the school's alumni and faculty. Numerous events are held here ...
Visitors explore Nevada's history here through viewing a video on Nevada's admission to the Union, which is considered a major
influence in the outcome of the Civil War; by reading the original state Constitution; or by touring the rotating ...
The Virginia and Truckee Railroad was America's richest and most famous short line railroad. The remains of this notable piece
of history are now housed at this museum. There are more than 50 pieces of equipment including five steam ...
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