The Nevada State Railroad Museum relies on the generosity of its membership to fulfill its mission to preserve Nevada’s railroad history. Membership benefits include: free admission to the Nevada State Railroad Museum and six other Nevada State Museums; discounts on train and motor car rides; a 15 percent discount in the Nevada State Railroad Museum Store; four issues of the Sagebrush Headlight newsletter; and Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum voting privileges. To learn more about a Friends of The Nevada State Railroad Museum membership please click here.

Memorial Donation

Remember a friend or loved one who appreciated railroading with a memorial gift to the Nevada State Railroad Museum.  Donations by check can be mailed to:

Nevada State Railroad Museum

2180 S. Carson St.

Carson City, NV 89701

If you wish to donate online please click here.

Estate Gifts

Donors contemplating future estate gifts are encouraged to contact Museum Director Daniel Thielen at or (775) 687-6953 x 223 for additional information.

Donate Your Collection

Most of the artifacts in the Nevada State Railroad Museum’s collections are a result of the generosity of various donors.  If you would like to donate a collection to the museum please contact Curator Adam Michalski at or (775) 687-6953 x224.