The best museums in Carson City in 2022

These are the top 5 best museums in Carson City, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Carson City:

  1. Nevada State Museum1

    Nevada State Museum

    Carson City
    The Nevada State Museum in Carson City is one of seven Nevada State Museums operated by the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs . The primary building of the Museum is the former Carson City Mint . The exhibits include: The Nevada State Museum, Carson attracts various spectators in obs
  2. Nevada State Railroad Museum2

    Nevada State Railroad Museum

    Carson City
    The Nevada State Railroad Museum , located in Carson City, Nevada , preserves the railroad heritage of Nevada, including locomotives and cars of the famous Virginia and Truckee Railroad . Much of the museum equipment was obtained from various Hollywood studios, where they were used in movies and te
  3. Stewart Indian Museum3

    Stewart Indian Museum

    Carson City
    The Stewart Indian School (1890–1980) was an Indian school southeast of Carson City, Nevada that is noted for the masonry work of colored native stone used by student apprentices to build the vernacular-style buildings. The school, part of the Native American boarding schools project, was the only o
  4. Foreman-roberts House Museum4

    Foreman-roberts House Museum

    Carson City
    The Foreman–Roberts House , formerly the James D. Roberts House and now also known as the Foreman–Roberts House Museum , is a historic house and museum located at 1217 N. Carson St. in Carson City, Nevada . The house was built in 1859 and was moved to the present location in 1873. Known also as th
  5. Thunderbird Lodge5

    Thunderbird Lodge

    Carson City
    The Thunderbird Lodge , also known as the Whittell Estate , is a historic 6.51-acre (2.63 ha) waterfront estate located on the east shore of Lake Tahoe , in western Washoe County, Nevada . It is now within Lake Tahoe – Nevada State Park .

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