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Seeing a Train With My Other Senses in Boulder City

Sydney Martinez of Travel Nevada, June 2015. Traveling the extraordinary state of Nevada on the regular, it should come as no surprise to me that things aren’t always what the seem…should, being the key word there. But, every now and again, just when you think you’ve got this expansive wonderland pegged, it creeps in, making […]

Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

The Lost City Museum will be participating in Smithsonian Museum Day Live! September 26, 2015. Free ticket with admission for 2 from on September 26th 2015

Lost City Museum Kids day

The Lost City Museum kids day October 17th 9-11:30 a.m. This fun and educational event will feature crafts, a snack and a tour of the museum. Open to the first 50 local children who sign up at the museum.    

Got Mark?

The Society is working on a new exhibit case for the permanent gallery, showcasing materials donated by the Clemens family. Don't miss watching Mysteries at the Museum segment to learn about the 'Duel that Never Was' and the pistol owned by Mark Twain that is currently on display in our Nevada gallery.

Nevada Historical Society History Conference

Nevada Historical Society History Conference 2015 Thinking Beyond Nevada's Borders: Western History in New Perspectives Our theme is year is Thinking Beyond Nevada's Borders: Western History in New Perspectives” that considers the potential relationships and interactions between people and entities that transcend Nevada's borders.   Make sure to sign up for this informative History Conference. Fees […]

Red Dog Saloon Documentary

Who: Nevada Historical Society What: Sagebrush Psychedelic: Playing in the Desert Lecture Series: The Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon: 25th Anniversary Documentary by Mary Works Covington, local filmmaker When: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, August 29, 2015. Where: Nevada Historical Society, 1650 N. Virginia Street, Reno. Cost: $5 for adults; free for museum members and ages 17 […]

Museum program features the story of Nevada bats August 2

Protecting bat habitat across Nevada, and why doing so is good for all, is the topic of the Nevada State Museum, Carson City’s August program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 27 presented by Jenni Jeffers. Nevada is home to 23 species of bats. Its 250,000 abandoned mines have become important artificial roost sites […]

Lost City Museum Native American Day

  The Lost City Museum presents Native American Day November 14th 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Featuring Native American dancers, food and demonstrations. For more information call the museum at 702 397 2193.