Carson City: Museums & Historical Places

Brewery Arts Center

Description: Located at the site of Nevada's oldest brewery, arts organization offers art galleries, classes, camps and performances.
Phone: (775) 883-1976

Children's Museum of Northern Nevada

Description: A play based learning environment with exhibits specializing in the arts, sciences, and humanities. Summer camps available.
Phone: (775) 884-2226

Governor's Mansion

Description: Governor's mansion is a historic building set in a historic neighborhood. Visit during the holidays for beautiful decorations, and trick or treating during Halloween.
Phone: (775) 882-2333

Jack C. Davis Observatory

Description: Observatory located on the campus of Western Nevada College.
Phone: (775) 445-3240

Kit Carson Trail

Description: Walking tour along the historic streets of Carson City. Follow the painted blue line.
Phone: (775) 687-7410

Nevada State Capitol

Description: State capitol open for self guided tours. Rich Nevada history available during tour.
Phone: 1-800-NEVADA-1

Nevada State Museum

Description: Museum dedicated to Nevada's cultural and natural history.
Phone: (775) 687-4810

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Description: A museum deticated to Nevada railroad history. Museum open year round with train rides seasonally.
Phone: (775) 687-6953

Pony Express Territory Nevada

Description: The historic path of the famous Pony Express mail service. Stations throughout Nevada including Carson City.
Address: Nevada
Phone: (888) 359-9449

Stewart Indian School

Description: Historic off reservation Indian school now houses Native American hisotry and artifacts.
Phone: (775) 882-6929

The Virginia and Truckee Railroad

Description: Seasonal train rides between Carson City-Virginia City and Virginia City-Gold Hill, and Carson River Canyon. Themed Train Rides for holidays and special events. Birthday parties available.
Phone: (775) 291-0208

War Birds, Inc.

Description: Collection of war planes and vehicles. Rides offered by appointment.
Phone: 1-800-992-3598

Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Museum

Description: Museum preserving the heritage and history of firefighting.
Phone: (775) 887-2210