Nevada State Museum, Carson City

600 North Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701
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Celebrate Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage at the Nevada State Museum located at the historic Carson City Mint. Twenty-one galleries of engaging and unique exhibits showcasing diverse collections tell the fascinating Silver State story.


Learn the state's dynamic geologic story in the exhibit "Nevada's Changing Earth." Get to know unique plants and animals including America's largest exhibited Columbian mammoth, discovered in the Black Rock Desert. Connect with Nevada's American Indian heritage through intricately woven baskets and 10,000-year-old artifacts in the “Under One Sky” exhibit. Explore an underground mine, ghost town and a timeline of Nevada's history where treasured icons such as the USS Nevada Silver Service and the G.S. Garcia Saddle are revealed. See the Mint's original Coin Press No. 1 and the famous Carson City "CC" mintmark silver dollars.

Shop the Museum Store for a wide selection of Nevada books and gifts.

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