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 […]

New Chapters Discovered in Nevada Suffrage and Railroad History Presentation Now Online
July 11, 2020 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 […]

Audio Tour of the Museum Now Available
March 23, 2020 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 devices […]

Railroad Museum Accepts Full-Sized Replica of V&T’s First Locomotive
March 2, 2020 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

A replica of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad locomotive No. 1, the Lyon, arrived at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City on Monday. It will be added to the museum’s collection of rolling stock from the V&T era. Photo courtesy Nevada State Railroad Museum.

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The old saying that legends […]