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Fourth Ward School Museum

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South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-0975
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Beautifully restored school. A great place to begin a tour Virginia city. The different rooms give... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matt K
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Interesting!

Virginia City historic building! Lots of interesting exhibits! I parked here to avoid the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg S
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South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautifully restored school. A great place to begin a tour Virginia city. The different rooms give a good history of not only the school, but the history of the town and the mining the put the place on the map.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Virginia City historic building! Lots of interesting exhibits! I parked here to avoid the difficult parking in the center of town.

Thank Greg S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restored school building has been restored and filled with photos and artifacts representing life not only in the school, but in the community. Some of the exhibits include: A classroom from the early 20th century. A room with photos and artifacts of the Comstock...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Shows life growing up in Virginia City there a round mining the challenges they had. Displays are good much of the period items on display Spend around one hour there I would start my tour of the City there . for the overall sense of...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

We returned to see the Fourth Ward School Museum. It was erected in 1875. The school had 14 classrooms. It also had two study halls. It was built to accommodate 1025 students. The last graduating class was in 1936.

1  Thank mini
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We toured this school to see the facilities "back in the day". The population took good care of their children in this nice, multifloored building. Old wooden seats with ink well holders cut outs. A large stove to heat the room in the middle old...More

1  Thank Larry G
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Definitely ran into a couple of teachers while we were there. Wish we could've gone up to the 3rd floor ( high school floor) But the stairs were Probably the problem ?

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

If you love old schools, this is the place for you. They have the building restored and kept up beautifully. One room is specifically dedicated to look like an old schoolroom. But the majority of the museum is history on the town. If it's hot...More

2  Thank twinsmom070
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Didn't have a lot of time but made a quick visit to this historic school. Was interesting to see older rooms and how things were done at the school. Was a nice glimpse back in the past

1  Thank April S
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

Step back in history, and visit one of the oldest standing schools in VC. The curator is very knowledgeable and friendly. We were able to walk the school on our own and check out the rooms / history of the school. This is a must...More

2  Thank pidaua
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Greg M
May 21, 2017|
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Yes, however if you go to the visitors center first, you can purchase any tickets there for a discount!
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