Reopening Update

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 purchasing a ticket and/or entering the property and facilities, you agree to abide by all posted instructions and COVID-19 safety protocols. See below for more information about our safety measures.


Friday-Monday, 9:00 am-4:30 pm 

Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Here’s what we ask of our patrons:

  • Social distancing and masks required.
  • The main museum will be open, and the annex will have scheduled tours.
  • Group visits must be pre-arranged by contacting Museum Education at 775 687 6953 x 233.

Here’s what to expect for a safe and healthy museum visit:

  • Staff, volunteers and visitors to wear masks, at all times, inside the museum facility.
  • Museums are ADA accessible.
  • No food allowed, except bottled water.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from other visitors.
  • Family group up to 10 persons is allowed, and the group must stay together.
  • Expect delays if the museum is busy and the flow of visitors is controlled so as not to exceed capacity and to insure safe distancing.
  • Follow the directional arrows and signage through the museum.
  • Touchable surfaces will be sanitized throughout the day.