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The history is sad, but the architecture is amazing and the grounds outstanding. Anyone wanting to... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
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Came upon this site by accident and was so glad we took the time to visit everything and learn... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2016
Louise J
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Once a school that taught Native Americans how to get along in "the white man's world," this cultural center now houses a fascinating collection of Native American art including the work of photographer E.S. Curtis.
5366 Snyder Ave, Carson City, NV 89701-6743
+1 775-882-6929
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

The history is sad, but the architecture is amazing and the grounds outstanding. Anyone wanting to take a step back in history should visit this place.

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank pastollo
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Came upon this site by accident and was so glad we took the time to visit everything and learn about the Stewart Indian Center. Great in all ways! It was so interesting and educational. Our high school grandson was very impressed.

Date of experience: April 2016
5  Thank Louise J
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Pastor Shelley Ellison of the church on the property was a pleasant person to meet and they give into the community food and assistance.

Date of experience: July 2015
Reviewed June 30, 2015

There is a Carson Pow Wow here once a year in June that I have been going to for a long time and I always enjoy it. The place is a bit eerie and sad in the history of how Native Americans were forced out...More

Date of experience: July 2014
7  Thank RonLeiken
Reviewed April 2, 2015

when I used to live in carson city this was still the indian school, and i had only been by. this trip we spent an hour or so and walked around many of the buildings. if you like old stone buildings, you will love this...More

Date of experience: March 2015
5  Thank llittle
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lots of pictures and history of Stewart Indian School. More appropriate for older visitors. Gift shop has variety of items.

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Stewart Indian School was an integral part of the Carson City community and for those interested in Native American history, a visit to Stewart is a great way to learn how the Indians were made to assimilate into the white man's culture. The history...More

Date of experience: October 2014
5  Thank Leon T
Reviewed March 4, 2014

I used to work for the State of Nevada Parole Board. Our office was in one of the girls dormitory when the school was there. Next door to our building is the museum. Beautiful grounds. When they have their Pow Wow, I could watch them...More

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank Sandy C
Reviewed June 20, 2012

I really hope the center stays open.The Native Americans were here first and that is a real part of Nevada history - we must not loose the history, they must not loose their languaage and dress, and culture. Loved to gp tp the Pow-Wows --...More

3  Thank Mil B
Reviewed March 17, 2012

Seeing and experiencing the spiritual side of the Native American Indians is awe inspiring. I sometimes have to pinch myself to know this is real. These are real modern day Indians living among us. I feel so honored to be a part of their lives....More

Date of experience: March 2012
3  Thank Sugarplumtreats
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