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600 North Carson Street
Carson City , 89701
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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Carson City Ghost Walk Tours 2014 Season
The city’s rich historic past comes to life during the Ghost Walk. The guided walking tour along the historic Kit Carson Trail features 1800s Victorian-style homes and costumed docents. Tour guides will tell colorful stories about the buildings and its owners inside the humble, and not-so-humble abodes, of yesteryear. May 25, June 28, July 19, August 16, September 20, 2014 6:30 p.m., all day October Ghost Walk, October 18, 2014, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.View details
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