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Eureka Sentinel Museum

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10 N. Monroe St, Eureka, NV
+1 775-237-6006
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My husband and I drove through Eureka on our road trip across Route 50 - America's Loneliest... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
afreudgirl
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Oxford, Mississippi
Nice Museum

The kind and knowledgeable woman on duty made my visit even more enjoyable. The displays are... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
SmileQueen
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Reno, Nevada
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Located on the site of what was once Eureka's local newspaper headquarters, the County Historical Society Museum preserves the old printing presses and also serves as the town's visitor information center.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mining town” (2 reviews)
“on display” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10 N. Monroe St, Eureka, NV
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

My husband and I drove through Eureka on our road trip across Route 50 - America's Loneliest Highway and stopped by this little gem. We really enjoyed this museum. In some ways, it is a local museum - life in Eureka - but in other...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

The kind and knowledgeable woman on duty made my visit even more enjoyable. The displays are plentiful, diverse and have good descriptions. The newspaper printing room is a time capsule!

Thank SmileQueen
Reviewed February 6, 2017

A great walk through the history of Eureka. This museum has a number of rooms filled with various historical items, including some current day items. After touring head over the Eureka Opera House which is just a fascinating.

1  Thank gish0503
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Nice! Nothing better than finding proud and enthousiastic staff explaining things and providing more information than on display. Feel the West in the Print-Shop, in original state....

1  Thank S.b. J
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This museum is in the same building as the sentinel museum. They are both completely free. We were driving through town and wanted to stretch our legs, and this is a perfect spot. The downstairs Eureka County Historical Portion is composed of a ton of...More

1  Thank annieb003
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Talk about living history from the original newspaper building to original printing press - indoor gas pump, detailed drawings of mine locations - need more time to actual understand the maps but very precise and intricate. Could have spent a lot longer time here as...More

1  Thank SRTraveling
Reviewed July 6, 2016

They have some nice displays and photographs showing the history of this quaint mining town. The people who staff this place are very friendly and helped us with some questions and suggestions for our travels further west. The courthouse is still in the original historic...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Just a few hundred feet off Rte. 50 in the downtown area, the Eureka Historical Museum is small but houses a lot of artifacts from the past. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Worth a look, plus its free. They sell, I Survived The...More

1  Thank Sunjammerz2
Reviewed June 9, 2016

You get an overview of the town. There are photos and furniture and old school desks and kitchen appliances...and the equipment from when the building was the newspaper office. I'm glad that the place was open. I was the only visitor at the time. it's...More

1  Thank Yodelman
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Eureka is a very small town and their museum is too, but it has a lot packed in it's available space and the staff are very informed and friendly! Really gives you a good perspective on what was and is going on in the area!!

1  Thank Cathy D
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