Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: How Do The Mountains Get Their Names? By Dr. Christine Johnson10/25/20186:30pm

Did you know that Nevada is considered to be the most mountainous state in the country?  With more than 300 named ranges, Nevada’s topography contains thousands of peaks, valleys, mounts, buttes, bluffs, cutoffs, mountains, points, and more.  […]

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Nevada Day, Friday, October 26th Admission to the museum is FREE10/26/20188:30am

To celebrate Nevada Day 2018 the Nevada State Museum Carson City will be opening their doors to public for FREE. Please come and learn about this great state we live in on the day that we celebrate its admission into the Union. Hours: 8:30 am – […]

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Nevada Day Celebration, Saturday, October 27th FREE admission to the museum10/27/20188:30am

While you are out enjoying the Nevada Day Parade and other celebration come by the Nevada State Museum Carson City. Admission to the museum will be FREE all day. We will also be operating Historic Coin Press No. 1 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. You […]

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Dia De Los Muertos Altar Presentation11/02/20186:00pm

As part of the Museum’s annual celebration of Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), we will be holding an evening presentation of the altars made for our Altar Exhibition and Competition. If you would like to participate in the exhibition click […]

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Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Celebration11/03/201810:00am

Day of the Dead is a multicultural celebration of life through death. In this wholesome family holiday, participants learn to deal with death in a healthy way by celebrating the lives of dear ones that has passed away. Special exhibits, called altars, […]

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Autumn Book Signing11/17/201811:00am

Meet local authors who write about Nevada and get books signed. They make great Christmas gifts. Click here 2018 Fall Book signing to see complete list of authors. See you in the Dema Guinn Concourse. Light refreshments will be served. Event free to […]

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