First discovered in 1859, this mine once produced both gold and silver ore. Today, the lode it yields is history rather than ... More
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 feet deep into the mine, you will marvel at the design of the mine's support structures and see the tools that were actually used by men that coaxed the ore out of the mine's veins. This guided tour offers many interesting facts of how Virginia City miners lived and died.
History buffs will enjoy this interesting old schoolhouse. It was built in the late 1880s so the Comstock students could
get their education in a fine modern building. Walk through and you will see that much of the old ...
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 ...
This beautiful old mansion nestled at the foothills of Mount Davidson boasts to be Virginia City's only truly original mansion
from the 1800s. The furnishings were imported from Europe in 1868 and are still on display. Crystal chandeliers illuminate ...