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Carson City, Nevada, USA

Attractions in Carson City, Nevada


  • Children's Museum of Northern Nevada
    813 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701
    Historic Former Carson City Civic Auditorium
    775-884-2226, The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, Inc., is dedicated to providing education and entertainment – "edu-tainment" – to children and families in the greater... more info  map


  • Carson Nugget Casino
    507 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89703
    Located in Historic Downtown Carson City
    775-882-1626, "Where it pays to play," Carson Nugget offers convention, banquet and meeting facilities, the 80 room City Center Motel, five dining options, a beauty salon, gift shop,... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Nevada State Capitol Building
    Carson Street at Musser Street, Carson City, NV 89710
    Located in the Historic District
    775-687-4810, Constructed of native sandstone and a combination of classic Corinthian, Ionic and Doric architecture, Nevada's State Capitol Building is the second oldest capitol... more info  map

  • Roberts House Museum
    1207 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701
    775-882-5298, What is believed to be Carson City's oldest standing home, Roberts House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is an outstanding example of Victorian... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archaeological Site
    5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV 89701
    Located Seven Miles East of Fallon
    775-885-6000, Visitors to this site can view 8,000 year old petroglyphs while on self-guided interpretive trails at Grimes Point and join a guided educational program to Hidden Cave. ... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Nevada State Library and Archives
    100 Stewart Street, Carson City, NV 89701
    Located in the Capitol Complex
    775-684-3360, The Nevada State Library and Archives features original, handwritten pages of the original state constitution and a changing gallery that often features the work of... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Nevada State Museum
    600 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701
    775-687-4810, The Nevada State Museum houses memorabilia regarding Nevada's rich history. Exhibits include a life-size replica of a ghost town, equipment used to stamp over 50... more info  map

  • Nevada State Railroad Museum
    2180 South Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701
    775-687-6953, Nevada's railroad heritage is preserved through exhibits, restored historic Virginia and Truckee Railroad equipment, photos, and artifacts at the Nevada State Railroad... more info  map

  • Stewart Indian School Museum
    5366 Snyder Avenue, Carson City, NV 89701
    Located in Superintendent Frederick Snyder's Home
    775-882-6929, The former 109-acre campus of the Stewart Indian School, which was formed in the 1880s "when Nevada's Superintendent of Public Instruction, C.S. Young, recommended to... more info  map

  • Warren Engine Co. No. 1 Historic Fire Museum
    111 North Curry Street, Carson City, NV 89701
    775-887-2210, The first private fire company in Carson City and the oldest continuously-operating volunteer fire department in the western United States, this museum features... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Carson City Fairgrounds/Fuji Park
    601 Old Clear Creek Road off U.S. 395, Carson City, NV 89701
    Located 5 miles South of the Capitol Building
    775-887-2290, Fuji Park is a 15-acre area which runs along Clear Creek, a tributary of the Carson River. The Park features a full service hall, large grassy areas, and a playground. ... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Frontier Tours
    1923 North Carson Street, Suite 105, Carson City, NV 89701
    775-882-2100,  more info  map

  • Kit Carson Trail Walking Tour
    1900 South Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701
    775-687-7410, This is a 2.5 mile walking tour of over 60 Carson City points of interest. more info  map

  • Walking Tour of Dayton
    Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
    775-246-7327, Offers a 30 minute walk into the history of Dayton, the site of Nevada's first settlement in 1848 and the State's first gold discovery in 1849. more info


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