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.
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.
Boulder City, Nevada
Established in 1988 to preserve historic artifacts relating to the workers and construction of Hoover Dam and Boulder City.
Memorabilia including traditional working gear, paintings, sculpture and drawings.
History, Nature Centers, Science
Western History: interactive exhibits and brand-new facilities, 8 miles west of Elko, Nevada just off I-80 at Hunter Exit 292. Free admission for all ages!
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
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.
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.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Courthouse Museum Genoa is located in the heart of Genoa, Nevada?s first permanent town, settled by John Reese in 1851.
Located in the old Eureka Sentinel building, site of the town's longest running newspaper, the museum displays artifacts from Eureka's 1870s lead/silver mining era.
Las Vegas, Nevada
THE AUTO COLLECTIONS: World's Finest Classic Car Showroom
Virginia City, Nevada
Culture, History, Historic House, Specialized
History of Julia Bullette, a favored soiled dove of 1860s Virginia City. Displays include vintage erotica, Oriental art and antique medical equipment.
Exhibits focus on artifacts from ancient Puebloan settlement dating from A.D. 1-1150. Actual dwelling reconstructions on premises. Also see exhibits on Paiutes and other Native American groups, history and geology.
Museum depicts the life and times of the Mason and Smith Valleys over the last 130 years. The Museum is not federally funded, has no paid
curator and is run entirely by volunteers. Fund
raising events, dues, donations and memorials
keep the bills paid.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Art, Culture, History, Specialized
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in Las Vegas with branches in a number of major cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction, displaying waxworks of historical and political figures, film stars, sports stars and more.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Explore $4.5 million collection of magic, movie and ventriloquist memorabilia. Experience the history of magic firsthand and see a live comedy magic show in the "Comedy Magic Theatre".