Family Fun Saturday: Beastly Encounters02/11/202310:00am

Make a bookmark or card with animal track designs or an animal mask to take home. Learn about wild animal diversity in Nevada. Discover the difference between herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores. Find out what can be learned from animal tracks and […]

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Museum Volunteer Training02/13/202312:00am - 02/14/202311:59pm

Go behind the scenes of the museum and learn how you can help us share Nevada's history with visitors from around the world! Friends of Nevada State Museum is looking for new volunteers to help with a variety of activities.

Join us for a FREE, […]

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Frances Humphrey Lecture Series “Dinosaurs and other Mesozoic Animals who Roamed the Silver State” by Joshua Bonde, Ph.D.02/23/20236:30pm

Nevada isn’t the first state a person thinks of when daydreaming about dinosaurs. Oftentimes, we think of places like Montana, Wyoming, or Utah, which have had rich dinosaur discoveries for many years. Nevada’s dinosaur story is more recent. Over […]

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Family Fun Saturday: Nevada Reptiles03/11/202310:00am

Learn why reptiles are cold-blooded, examining snake and lizard skins in the lab, discovering our state reptile, the Desert Tortoise, and sculpting and painting a lizard or snake to take home. All ages welcome. No additional materials fee.

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