Comstock History Center, Virginia City

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#8 of 8 in Museums in Virginia City
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Comstock History Center Museum features a unique collection of artifacts, photographs, artwork and memorabilia that depict the colorful history of silver mining, the Virginia & Truckee Railroad and Comstock era businesses and lifestyles. The museum is owned and operated by the State of Nevada through the State Historic Preservation Office. It opened in November 2005 and is enjoyed by more than 4,600 visitors each year. Admission is FREE and donations are greatly appreciated to help fund the production costs of future museum exhibits.
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  • This little place was run by passionate volunteers and we really enjoyed it. Beautifully restored engines, artifacts and personal accounts of town fires. Donations accepted, but no fee to enter.  more »
  • Located just south of downtown and open on a semi regular basis, this small yet very informative museum is a must see. The restored steam engine ( static display ) is a larger then life reminder of.....  more »

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