Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Hands on Science Day07/24/201910:00am

In conjunction with the Western Nevada College Jack C. Davis Observatory, the Carson City Library, and the Carson City Classic Cinema Club we will be presenting a variety of hands on and multimedia opportunities for youth of all ages. In our parking […]

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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Lecture: Underwater Virtual Reality for Spacewalk Training By Paul MacNeilage, Ph.D.07/25/20192:00pm

Astronauts train for spacewalks in underwater facilities because neutral buoyancy is a good analog for the zero-gravity environment of space. Training facilities are expensive to operate because they consist of life-sized replicas of spacecraft […]

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series: “The 1969 Apollo 11 Mission” by Michael Thomas07/25/20196:30pm

Join Michael Thomas as he explores the epic story of the 1969 Apollo 11 Mission, which landed Astronauts Neal Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the Moon. Presentation includes mans NASA photographs.

Michael Thomas is a well-known lecturer […]

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Demonstration of Coin Press No. 107/26/201910:00am

Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1 in the Historic Carson City Mint Building.

For more information contact Robert Nylen at (775)687-4810 ext. 245

Blank silver planchets can be purchased in the museum store so you can watch your medallion […]

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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Lecture: Robots Working with Humans to Explore Space by David Feil-Seifer, Ph.D.07/26/20192:00pm

Planetary exploration is still a priority for our nation and the world at large as a key piece of the space agenda. While no person has walked on the moon since 1972, robots are currently exploring several other planets. These robots have […]

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1870 CC Liberty Seated Half Dollar Replica Release Party08/01/20195:00pm

The first 200 strikes of a replica 1870 CC minted Liberty Seated half dollar on Coin Press No. 1, the same press that struck the originals in 1870, and in the very same Carson City Mint will happen at the Half Dollar Release Party.  The Half Dollar […]

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Demonstration of Coin Press No. 108/02/201910:00am

Demonstration of Coin Press No. 1 in the Historic Carson City Mint Building.

For more information contact Robert Nylen at (775)687-4810 ext. 245

Blank silver planchets can be purchased in the museum store so you can watch your medallion […]

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A Night with Notorious Nevadans: The Mint Edition08/03/20194:00pm

The Friends of the Nevada State Museum present A Night with Notorious Nevadans: The Mint Edition. A Chautauqua bringing the history of the Carson City Mint & Nevada State Museum to life.

At the Governor's Mansion, 606 North Mountain St. […]

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Jazz & Beyond Music and Arts Festival Presentation: All About That Bass by Scot Marshall & Friends08/15/20197:00pm

All About That Bass will deal with the origin, history, and evolution of the bass from the early 3 String monster Octabasse through early Baroque and on into the 20th century through today. The bass takes on many forms in its evolution from bowed […]

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Carson City Open Studios Tour08/24/201911:00am

Four Nevada Artists Association artists will be displaying in the Dema Guinn Concourse during the Carson City Open Studios Tour.

Maps of the participating studios and artists, as well as other information on this event, can be found at the […]

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