Historic ‘Dayton’ locomotive returns to Nevada State Railroad Museum

CARSON CITY, Nevada – It seems somehow appropriate that snow was falling in Virginia City on the morning of Monday, April 16, as crews from the Nevada State Railroad Museum and Comstock Historic Center prepared the Virginia & Truckee Railroad locomotive “Dayton” for its return trip to Carson City.

After all, in its days of operation ... Read More

Nevada State Museum event celebrates Hawaiian culture

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Hello, Northern Nevada. It’s time to break out your favorite aloha wear.

A celebration of Hawaiian culture is coming to the Nevada State Museum on Saturday, April 28.

The Museum, in cooperation with the Carson City Cultural Commission and Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority, is hosting Lei Day from 10 a.m. to ... Read More

Ceremony Friday to mark reconnection of historic rail line between Henderson, Boulder City

CARSON CITY, Nevada – It has been 30 years since the rail line linking Boulder City to Henderson has been operational, but that’s about to change, creating new opportunities for tourists, rail fans and outdoor recreationists.

As part of the Interstate-11 Project, the historic Nevada Southern Railway line will be reconnected at Railroad Pass. On Friday, ... Read More

Nevada basket maker Datsolalee subject of lecture

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Like other masters of the arts world, the creations of the famous Native American basket maker Datsolalee, are timeless.

Ninety-three years after her death in Carson City, Datsolalee is widely regarded as one of the most innovative, important and famous basket makers in the world. Her baskets remain coveted by collectors and ... Read More

Nevada State Museum to celebrate National Coin Week

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The Nevada State Museum, in partnership with the Reno Coin Club, will be celebrating the 95th annual National Coin Week, April 15-21, with a special event planned at the museum on Friday, April 20.

The theme for the national week-long celebration is “Connecting Cultures: From Many, One.” The event celebrates the role ... Read More

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