Our Mission

The Nevada State Railroad Museum is a cultural resource dedicated to educating visitors and the community about Nevada railroad history. This mission is accomplished through the collection, preservation and interpretation on significant locomotives, rolling stock, artifacts, photographs and memorabilia directly related to railroads and railroading in Nevada. In addition to static exhibits, select pieces of equipment in the collection are restored and operated throughout the year to demonstrate steam and early gasoline technology and provide visitors with a first-hand experience with railroad history through the sights, sounds and sensations of a train ride.



The Nevada State Railroad Museum depends on the energy and dedication of many talented volunteers to provide the services necessary to make a visit to the museum a memorable and educational experience. Learn more



“Went here with the kids and my besty. I’ve been here a few times but didn’t know there were other buildings too! I was so thrilled, we got a museum pass! Now I can bring the kids all summer! The kids just eat this place up! I’m just amazed at what they have done, that is, restoring trains to their former glory all while being volunteer’s! It really goes under appreciated! Thank you and keep up the awesome work! We will be frequent visitors!” – Crystal Baughn Sept.8, 2017

“Harvest train day was great! Not too overwhelming with my 1.5 year old. Staff was kind, the ladies dressed in theme were great! Wonderful turnout! We will be back for Santa train!” -Rachelle Upton Oct.15, 2017

“This is the nicest Train Museum, we had such a good time, we got to ride the train, which was fun fun fun. And the volunteers are very knowledgeable, and nice. It’s a fun family trip.
I would go back again.” -Donna Baker Nov. 2017