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Fourth Ward School Museum

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Address: South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
Phone Number: 775-847-0975
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SEE WHAT SCHOOL USED TO BE LIKE

This scholastic museum has an entrance fee of $5. It is well worth the cost. Step back into time with a visit to a historic classroom, a printers room and mining exhibit. This is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Murrieta, California
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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This scholastic museum has an entrance fee of $5. It is well worth the cost. Step back into time with a visit to a historic classroom, a printers room and mining exhibit. This is a very informative tour. Active duty military is FREE.

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our visit. I don't think it is for everybody but we found it to be interesting and worth a short stop and visit. Luckily we visited on a quiet weekday so we were able to park right in front of the museum.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 4th ward building is very cool . Tour around $5-$7. We only looked at pictures and gift shop . Did not take self guided tour.

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Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of 5 ranging in ages from 16 to 75 years old. Nobody felt like the place was very interesting and nobody felt like we got our money or time's worth out of stopping here. Do not recommend this attraction at all.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see. Its the last of its kind and its rich in history. Clean and open environment! The Tour guides are awesome as well as the exhibits.

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Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see the old school. Can't imagine if there were 1000 students there. Great building. Interesting Mark Twain room. Worth a visit.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed taking the time to walk around the schoolhouse and look at the past. I loved old classroom with desks and stove and seeing examples of work that the students would do. It was well worth seeing. Upstairs is a mining and a printing display. This is a true gem!

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Porterville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Worth seeing. Beautiful old school, you can see the old classrooms and how teachers used to work, also has a mining display upstairs

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

What a delightful step back in time! You don’t need to be a teacher or museum architect to recognize this is a gem! The building is an authentic example of frontier architecture. The displays are perfect examples for the school, ranging from a Dunce Cap, to the chalk-board signs, and the students tests. If the student exams and teachers certification... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Way back in time to one room schoolhouse with plenty to learn and read. Very helpful staff and found it n interesting place. Also got us indoors and away from all the hogs. Big motorcycle weekend comparable to Sturgis.

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