State Museums to Offer Free Admission to Military Families
May 6, 2024 | Category: Events | Tags:

(Carson City, NV) The Nevada Division of Museums and History’s seven state museums will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2024 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18, 2024, and end […]

New Events!
April 5, 2024 | Category: Events | Tags:

Join us in an enchanting realm of creativity and wonder! Amidst the whispers of locomotives and tales of yore, partake in a magical painting experience within the heart of the Railroad Museum in Carson City. Your fee gets you into the museum and provides you with all the tools needed to craft your own […]

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 April 22, 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 […]

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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