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113 S C St, Virginia City, NV 89440-9800
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All reviews short video packed full tuesday morning bit dated mining artifacts comstock lode take your time low price interesting place to visit great info road trip on display historical items worth a stop gold rush back in the day lots of history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped not realizing just how much history it held. You could spend most of the day there to actually read & see everything. Very well displayed through out. Information as well on all pieces. Interesting short video to see in their small theater. There’s...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Christina1119
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonably priced interesting place to visit. Lots of artifacts to see. Inside is as interesting as the outside. Try it!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mikeceli
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

This stop was totally worth it! Wasn’t sure what to expect based off the other reviews. But it had so much history and so many artifacts so glad that we went there.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Shelby8143
Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

this place is EXACTLY what it looks like it's gonna be - definitely hokey, old and maybe a little run down, but super fun and earnest in that special early 70s sorta way. also a very charming resident cat! if you like cheesy old stuff...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kirsten c
Reviewed August 29, 2019

This is pretty well organized place that covers a lot of history of the town, mining, characters of importance, fashions through time, artifacts and outdoor machinery displays. I found the miniature to scale reconstruction of all the mines UNDER the town the most interesting item....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bmonson
Reviewed August 1, 2019

The museum seems a bit cluttered, but it has a little of everything for everyone and gives you an excellent overview of the history of the town. The trolley driver recommended it to us, and it was an excellent tip.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rgl201
Reviewed June 21, 2019

there is some much stuff in this place I wish we would have had more time the curator was very knowledgeable and down to earth

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Beachbum2112
Reviewed June 18, 2019

The title refers to what is found within the museum, not the age of the museum. There are many very interesting artifacts and the video that is shown is also an excellent way to see what this city was like in it's heyday. While some...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Paul G
Reviewed June 16, 2019

My daughter and I spent a week on a road trip touring the state of Nevada, seeing amazing geological wonders, and learning the mining history of the state. Ironically, Virginia City was probably the only disappointing stop. The entire town has become a cheaply done...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Amanda N
Reviewed June 5, 2019

We went in a little after 4 pm not realizing they usually close at 4:30. The lady there said it was fine and to take our time but we finally felt we needed to leave by 5! So many artifacts from the mining days that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from BurienTraveler2014 | Reviewed this property |
113 C St, Virginia City, NV 89440 way it was museum Map of way it was museum Open today 10:30AM–4:30PM New Year's Day might affect these hours
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