Arboretum, Botanical Garden, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Like the desert, the Alan Bible Visitor Center offers great opportunities to those who pause and take a closer look. The Desert Discovery Center holds stories and information about one of the most extreme areas on earth, the Mojave Desert. Explore the exhibits to see how plants and animals survive, how to read the stories in rocks and mountains, and how the landscape has changed over the ages.
Amargosa Valley, Nevada
A wetland oasis in the desert which supports rare fish, plants and native wildlife.
History, Historical Society
Our Prehistoric Theater is the Ordovician fossils at the Great Beatty Mud Mounds overlooking this historic town. Our Nature Exhibit has hundreds of miles to view with wildlife and plant life indigenous to the Oasis Valley and Great Basin area. It all exists outside the town limits in the open desert. Inside the museum you will experience life in the early 1900's. Learn how the early miner's lived, worked and played.
Located in the picturesque ghost town of Belmont, the courthouse, built in 1876, served as the Nye county seat until 1905. (Located 45 mi. NE of Tonopah via U.S. Hwy. 6, State Rt. 376 and Monitor Valley Rd.)
Remnant of an early 20th century mining camp called Berlin and the fossil remains of gigantic fish-like reptiles known as Ichthyosaurs. (Located 23 mi. E of Gabbs off State Rt. 884.)
Boulder City, Nevada
Established in 1988 to preserve historic artifacts relating to the workers and construction of Hoover Dam and Boulder City.
Carson City, Nevada
Home of the Artisans' Store, offering one-of-a-kind craft and folk art items. The center offers a pottery studio, art galleries, exhibits, classes, music and theatrical performances and a children's theatre.
Memorabilia including traditional working gear, paintings, sculpture and drawings.
A mission-style railroad depot, built in 1923. Newly added Boxcar Museum adjacent to the depot.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library
The Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center is located in the former Douglas County High School building, designed by famed architect Frederic J. DeLongchamps.
Features the history of central Nevada with displays emphasizing the mining industry; extensive research library.
Cherry Creek, NV 89301
Carson City, Nevada
The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada located in Carson City is a place to explore, play, imagine and learn. Our museum is just five blocks from the Nevada State Capitol and across the street from the Nevada State Museum. You can even eat lunch here!
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Historical Society
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park
County history museum with exhibits on Native Americans, mining, railroads, gaming and historic houses plus a ghosttown.
Don Laughlin's classic car collection showcasing more than 70 rare and historic automobiles.
Culture, History, Natural History, Specialized
The Colorado River Historical Society, a nonprofit organization, runs the museum in what was once a Catholic church in Laughlin. There, visitors will find exhibits and displays designed to bring the area’s past to life.
Las Vegas, Nevada
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) was formed in 1989 by students and instructors of the newly formed Department of Art at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. This group wanted to create a place where students could further explore their interest in contemporary art and also have some "real life" experiences in exhibiting their works of contemporary art.