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The Nevada State Museum celebrates natural and cultural heritage of Nevada. Admission: $8 adults, free for children 17 and under and museum members.
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This building was originally erected in 1870 as the U.S. Mint, which coined more than $49,000,000 until 1893. Now a museum, it hosts about 250,000 visitors each year and has become famous for exhibits such as The Chinese Experience, the Dat So La Lee Washoe Indian baskets and Coin Press No. 1. Nevada's wildlife is also featured, namely the ubiquitous coyote, elusive mountain lion, majestic...
The mine replica was very interesting as was the info about the Carson City Mint. The replica is appropriately in the basement of the building and it is dark and narrow. There are signs explaining various things about the mine. It tied in well with the things we saw in Virginia City. I also enjoyed the firearms section of this...
This is a museum that can entertain just about anybody. Geology, history, anthropology, cool western recreations, Mammoth bones, cars, native history and local history all done well. 2 hours will fly by. Of course the coolest thing is an actual silver mine, recreated for you to walk through. It was great.
Nevada State Museum can be found at N Carson St 600. The following is offered: Theater. The entry is present with us since Sep 10, 2010 and was last updated on Nov 14, 2013. In Carson City there are 2 other Theater. An overview can be found here.
This museum exhibits the long history of gold and silver mining in the state of Nevada and features replica of the mines in the past. It also showcases a life-size ghost town and the first coin press used in USA.
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