Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2019 and Mint 15009/21/20198:30am

The Nevada State Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket-holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating […]

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “100 Years Later: The 1919 Transcontinental Military Motor Convoy” by Jim Bonar09/26/20196:30pm

At this time this lecture is full. There is an encore presentation of this lecture scheduled for 2:00 pm on Friday, September 27th.

In 1919, after World War 1, the U.S. Army needed to find out if they had the ability to move troops and […]

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Historic Coin Press No. 1 Demonstrations09/27/201911:00am

Every Friday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. we hold historic Coin Press No. 1 demonstrations in the 150 year old Carson City Mint building. If they wish, visitors may purchase a planchet (coin blank) in the Museum Store and bring it to the Coin […]

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Encore Presentation of Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “100 Years Later: The 1919 Transcontinental Military Motor Convoy” by Jim Bonar09/27/20192:00pm

In 1919, after World War 1, the U.S. Army needed to find out if they had the ability to move troops and equipment from the fortified east coast to the west. Japan now was growing in military power, and all were concerned.  Trucks were just in their […]

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Historic Coin Press No. 1 Demonstrations09/28/201911:00am

Every Friday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. we hold historic Coin Press No. 1 demonstrations in the 150 year old Carson City Mint building. If they wish, visitors may purchase a planchet (coin blank) in the Museum Store and bring it to the Coin […]

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