The museum is an easily located landmark in Ely, Nevada. Continue east on the junction Highway 50 and Highway 93 to the stoplight. Turn North and drive to the end of the road. The museum is located in the Historic Depot building at the end of the road.
The museum is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on the weekends from 9am to 4pm.
The museum is a quality experience for anyone in the Ely area. In addition, researchers find the museum’s document collection a great help. The vast collection contains thousands of documents that represent the history of the Nevada Northern Railroad. These documents range from payroll ledgers to original right of way maps.
The Museum sits on a complex of 24 historic buildings. Tours of the complex are available. Train rides on vintage steam equipment are also available between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Great Basin National Park is only an hour from the museum. Ghost towns, state parks, and other attractions are within short distances of the museum. Information on these and other recreational activities can be obtained from the museum.