Surviving Railroad Depots of Nevada Presented by Jean-Guy Tanner Dubé
February 28, 2024 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

Thursday, March 14, 2024. Doors open at 6:00pm. Presentation at 6:30pm. Admission is $8 and free for museum members and ages under 18.

Nevada’s railroad history is long, rich, and varied. Nevada’s rail history dates to 1868 when the Central Pacific Railroad reached the state building east from Sacramento, California. In the century and a […]

Now accepting applications for Museum Director
February 13, 2024 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, is now accepting applications for the Museum Director III position. Applications are due by March 8, 2024. Click here to learn more about the announcement or to apply […]

Ironhorse Rail Camp Returns June 6-9, 2024
December 29, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

Join us for Ironhorse Rail Camp 2024, Thursday June 6, through Sunday, June 9, 2024. Have a unique opportunity to personally experience living history by learning to operate period railroad equipment in an environment that focuses on crew integration, interpretation of railroad activities, and safety.

Participants will operate a steam locomotive, Virginia & Truckee #25, […]

Museum Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day
December 19, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, will be closed December 24-25, 2023, for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and on Monday, January 1, 2024, for New Year’s Day. Happy […]

Santa Grams
November 16, 2023 | Category: Christmas, Event, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Santa Grams! 

Get your personalized video from the big man himself! 

Call the museum to pay over the phone (and we will give you the email so you can send in your letter) or come in and drop your letter to Santa off in his mailbox at the front desk!

Deadline is Dec. 1 2023

$20 per video […]

Through Our Eyes: The Women Veterans’ Experience
October 28, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Women are the fastest growing demographic of the armed forces, and recognition of that dedication and grit honors all generations of women who serve. Relative to their male counterparts, women Veterans continue to experience a lack of recognition for their contributions to the armed forces. The Women Veterans’ Program was tasked with implementing efforts […]

New Administrator Named for Division of Museums & History
October 19, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

Dan Thielen has been named the new administrator for the Division of Museums and History, a promotion from his post as director of the Nevada State Railroad Museums. 

For 15 years, Dan has worked for the State of Nevada’s Division of Museums and History, most recently managing the three railroad museums in Nevada located in […]

Private Varnish: Presentation by Taylor Hamby
September 11, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

SAVE THE DATE!Pre-sale tickets available at the NSRM

$40 for General Public$30 for NSRM Friends Members

More information to come!

All proceeds go to the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum

Join the NSRM and Taylor Hamby(Author and Manager of Lucius Beebe Blog we learn more about Beebe & Clegg’s Private […]

Presentation by Janice Oberding
September 11, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

This presentation covers the importance of the railroad to the Silver State’s history, folklore, and ghost stories! October 27 at 5:30pm. Pre-sale tickets available at the Nevada State Railroad Museum.

$35 General Public Ticket $30 Friends of the NSRM Ticket

Tickets available […]

Spring Eggstravaganza
April 3, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:


Enjoy a motor car ride 10a.m-4p.mEgg hunts (separated by ages)

11a.m ages 0-5 (one adult per child allowed to egg area)

1p.m ages 6-10 (no adults allowed in egg area)

Games and activities in the Gibson park for adults and children 10+

Coloring and activities available in Museum all day long

Easter Egg search in Museum all day […]

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