In alignment with the Governor’s strategy to slow the pandemic, Santa Train has been cancelled for 2020. The museum apologizes for any inconvenience. We intend to operate Santa Train again in 2021.
Steam train rides, speeder demonstrations, a pumpkin patch and vendors all are part of the Nevada State Railroad Museum’s Harvest Train event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 and 18 at the museum, 2180 S. Carson St. in Carson City. Locomotive No. 25, built in 1905 for the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, will run […]
On July 2, the Nevada State Railroad Museum and the Nevada Women’s History Project collaborated on a presentation regarding Nevada’s suffrage movement and its connection to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Watch the presentation here:
On February 7, 1920, Nevada Governor Emmet Boyle signed a resolution ratifying the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States following a special session of the Nevada Legislature. Nevada became the 28th state to ratify the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, the Nevada Women’s […]
The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City is now open. The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City is now open. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Nevada State Museums you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. By […]
The Egg-stra Special Express scheduled for April 11-12, 2020, at the Nevada State Railroad Museum has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The museum apologizes for any inconvenience.
The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, has just added an audio tour of the Jacobsen Interpretive Center, featuring our sesquicentennial exhibit on Transcontinental Railroad. Click here to find it (it’s optimized for mobile phone users). You can listen to it on our app! Search “Nevada State Museums” in Apple’s App Store or on Android […]
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nevada State Railroad Museum will be closed through April 30. Please check back here for further announcements including the possible extension of the closed period. For research questions, please contact the museum archive at (775) 687-6953 x226. For updates on the state’s response and additional health information, go […]
The Easter Bunny will be at the museum during our Easter event! Printed photos from Storytime Photography will start at $10. April 11/12 1926 Edwards Motor Car rides 10a.m-4p.mEgg hunts (separated by ages)11a.m ages 1-4 (one adult per child allowed to egg area)1p.m ages 5+ (no adults allowed in egg area)Story time in the Museum […]
CARSON CITY, Nevada – The old saying that legends never die might also be said about old locomotives. Many of those iron horses, long lost to time or the scrap heap, live on through historic photographs, artwork and the hearts and minds and skillful hands of railroad buffs. That is certainly the case with the […]