Reopening Update

The Nevada State Museum in Carson City is now open.

The Nevada State Museum in Carson City is now open. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Nevada State Museums you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. By purchasing a ticket and/or entering the property and facilities, you agree to abide by all posted instructions and COVID-19 safety protocols. See below for more information about our safety measures.


Wednesday-Saturday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays
Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Coin Press will be operating Saturdays, 11:00am-3:00pm.

Museum Store will open July 1.


Here’s what we ask of our patrons:

  • Social distancing and masks required.
  • Debit or credit card payment only for admissions and for store sales.
  • Groups larger than 10 are not allowed unless pre-arranged.
  • For information on arranging tours for larger groups, contact Museum Education at 775 687 4810 ext. 237.


Here’s what to expect for a safe and healthy museum visit:

  • Staff, volunteers and visitors to wear masks, at all times, inside the museum facility.
  • Museums are ADA accessible.
  • No food allowed, except bottled water.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from other visitors.
  • Family group up to 10 persons is allowed, and the group must stay together.
  • Expect delays if the museum is busy and the flow of visitors is controlled so as not to exceed capacity and to insure safe distancing.
  • Follow the directional arrows and signage through the museum.
  • Touchable surfaces will be sanitized throughout the day.