For a true sent of Nevada’s Western roots, head to the Central Nevada Museum for an unsuspectingly delightful dose of Tonopah history. As the recipient of the 2011, 2011 and 2012 ‘Best of Nevada’ award, the Central Nevada Museum is a favorite among Nevadans!
Effortlessly encompassing the true Old West, the Central Nevada Museum executes this era’s authenticity with ease. The famous, not so famous and infamous all left their marks on this former mining boomtown, including Howard Hughes, Jack Dempsey, Wyatt Earp, and of course Jim Butler.
Built in 1876, the Belmont Courthouse was the seat of Nye County government until 1905.
Just a mile from the Nevada-California border, this beautiful trek can take you to the summit of Boundary Peak. With an elevation of 13,141' it is the highest peak in Nevada.
The 98,000-acre Table Mountain Wilderness lies in the Monitor Range, which stretches across the midsection of Nevada 60 miles north of Tonopah.