Nevada Historical Society


Founded in 1904, the Nevada Historical Society is to advance the heritage of Nevada.  The mission is to collection, preserve, research, exhibition and for educational purposes artifacts, books, photographs, and manuscript materials relating to the state of Nevada, the Great Basin, and the West.

In addition to our own mission, we are guided by the mission, vision, and philosophy, of the Division of Museums and History.

Division of Museums & History

The Division of Museums and History preserves, shares, and promotes the understanding, and celebration of Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage for the enrichment of all generations.

Recognized as the most trusted stewards and engaging storytellers of Nevada’s heritage.

We will work as a team to build consensus and fulfill our vision, putting the public’s needs first while adhering to the highest professional standards.

A Special docent-led gallery tour.