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.
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.)
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.
Self-guided tour of a collection of military equipment from WWII including aircraft engines, propeller blades and other aircraft parts; located on U.S. Hwy. 95, adjacent to the Goldfield Library.
Attractions include tours of Lehman Caves, miles of hiking trails, groves of ancient bristlecone pine trees, Wheeler Peak, camping, fishing and a visitors center.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Built in 1855, the fort is the oldest European-American building in Nevada and the site of the first settlement of Las Vegas.
Self-guided tours featuring the history of Searchlight and personalities; located in the Community Center.
Blue Diamond, Nevada
History, Library, Park, Specialized
Las Vegas, Nevada
Exhibits of endangered cats, the last family of Barbary Apes, chimpanzees, eagles, ostriches, emus, parrots, wallabies, flamingos, exotic and venomous reptiles.