Kids Day April 20 201904/20/20199:00am

The Lost City Museum will present a spring Kid’s day starting at 9:00 am on April 20 2019. Local students (K-5) are invited to participate in a free, fun filled morning at the museum. Space is limited to the first 50 students. A parent or guardian […]

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Pollinator Gardening- A down and dirty overview, workshop with Kevin Burls, Ph.D.03/09/201910:00am

Dr. Kevin Burls from UNCE Reno will be at The Lost City Museum on March 9th at 10:00 a.m. discussing bees and pollinating plants.
Pollinators large and small play a huge role in our local landscape- they help maintain our beautiful wildflowers; […]

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Lost City Museum volunteer meet and greet02/23/20192:00pm

Join members of The Lost City Museum volunteer group on Saturday February 23 at 2:00 p.m. at the museum to learn about volunteer possibilities.

Opportunities exist in many areas:

Staffing of the Front Desk
Assistance with Special […]

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Native American Day & Holiday Open House12/08/20189:30am

The Lost City Museum presents a Holiday Open House & Native American Day. This free event combines two yearly events into one. In the morning, New Zealand born acoustic guitarist Zila Johnson along with a children's choir will perform many […]

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Museum Store Sunday11/25/20188:30am

The Lost City Museum will be participating in Museum Store Sunday on November 25, 2018. Museum Store Sunday is a one day global event. Participating museums will offer a special shopping experience showcasing broad assortments of highly curated, […]

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FREE Tree Pruning Class – Lost City Museum11/17/20189:00am

Proper Pruning Techniques workshop with Cooperative Extension Office. 
If you would like to learn proper pruning techniques for your landscape trees, this class is for you! Lisa Ortega, an Urban Forestry Program coordinator, will teach […]

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Painting on the Patio11/10/20181:00pm

Learn to paint acrylics like a pro in this two hour class at The Lost City Museum. The class will be taught by Denise Sins, MFA. The cost will be $25.00 per non member and $20.00 for museum members. The fee includes a lesson, all supplies and light […]

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Meet the author of “Lords of St. Thomas”11/07/20182:00pm

Meet Jackson Ellis, author of Lords of St. Thomas on November 7, 2018 1:00-3 p.m. at The Lost City Museum. The program is free with admission $5 for adults, free for children.

Jackson Ellis has written a book that is part historic, part […]

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SNAP Crt St. Thomas field trip10/20/20189:30am

This two mile guided hike of St. Thomas will be led by archaeologists from the National Park Service and the State Historic Preservation Office, highlighting the history of the ghost town, what life was like there prior to being inundated, and what […]

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Mojave: Transcendent Desert Exhibition Workshop10/07/201811:00am

August 08, 2018—LAS VEGAS Nev., – As part of the Nevada Humanities Exhibition Series, Nevada Humanities
will host two special events. The community is invited to drop in for a Hands on Workshop: “My Nevada” art project that will be held […]

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Petroglyphs and Pictographs Lecture10/06/20182:00pm

The Lost City Museum: October 6, 2:00 p.m. An Updated Look at known Petroglyphs, Pictographs, and Associated Archaeology Sites on the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) with Kish Lapierre. Kish LaPierre is the Cultural Resource Manager and Tribal […]

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Kids day at The Lost City Museum09/29/20189:00am

The Lost City Museum will present Kid’s day September 29, 2018 from 9:00 am until 11:30 a.m . Area elementary school aged students, (K-5) are invited to participate in a free, fun filled morning at the museum.Staff will provide crafts, an […]

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Smithsonian Museum Day09/22/20188:30am

The Lost City Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday September 22, 2018 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day.

Museum Day tickets will be available for download at […]

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Choosing Transition Trees class09/08/20189:00am

A free class will be offered at The Lost City Musem on September 8, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The class is on  the subject of choosing replacement trees and will be hosted by Lisa Ortega with the Nevada division of forestry. More information […]

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Artifact Identification Workshop07/07/20182:00pm







As part of Southern Nevada Archaeology Speaker Series, The Lost City Museum presents an artifact identification workshop in cooperation with the State […]

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Flint Knapping: An Introduction and Demonstration of How Stone Tools are Made05/12/20182:00pm

Stone tool use is the oldest form of technology used by humans. During this live demonstration, see and learn about the materials and process that go into creating stone tools, and why this understanding is so important to archaeologists. 

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Researching an Historic Road04/14/20182:00pm

Join Lake Mead National Recreation Area Archaeologist, Christine Nycz, as she recreates the process of researching historic roads in Moapa Valley. She narrates the challenges inherent in matching historic road maps with modern mapping software to tell […]

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Speaker series to begin February 1002/10/20182:00pm

Two state museums are kicking off a new speaker series featuring lectures and workshops about southern Nevada archeological projects. The first talk will be hosted at Lost City Museum on February 10, 2018. Curator and Archeologist Mary Beth Timm will […]

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