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Nevada State Museum, Carson City

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Must see · Natural History Museum · History Museum
Welcome to the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, celebrating the state's natural & cultural history and featuring the historic Carson City Mint.
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  • The exhibits are very well designed, with a nice combination of artifacts, signage and multimedia. There is plenty of interest for both adults and teenage kids. This is a great way to understand...  more »
  • It takes the joy out of a museum when you have to spend more time focusing on keeping “distance” and following arrows than viewing exhibits. The mint part was most interesting and it was a nice way...  more »
  • This museum has an amazing collection in Nevada minted coins, Nevada mining history, a replica of a mine that you walk through and experience all facets of mining. Further, a full wing in native American artifacts, and a large zoological exhibit combined with Nevada state topography and so much more. It's truly a great museum to view, and is perfect for an afternoon tour!
  • The Nevada State Museum is a beautiful combination of history and architecture. It is so beautiful to see and is just perfectly sized! The convenience of the coin shop across the street made it even better to buy our Carson City minted coins. It’s a great thing to do on a hot day!

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