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Churchill County Museum & Archives

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Churchill County Museum

A great historic look back at Churchill County , the nicest hosts are there to answer questions and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fallon, Nevada
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A nice hot day in Fallon which we quite enjoyed. We pottered around the town centre and found a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great historic look back at Churchill County , the nicest hosts are there to answer questions and share the wealth of knowledge is outstanding. Plan on more trips to walk thru all the grandchildren more great history there than in schools anymore . Visit...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

A nice hot day in Fallon which we quite enjoyed. We pottered around the town centre and found a few geocaches and interesting spots. We stopped by based on TA entry and found it full of interesting and quite variable display material. My favourite was...More

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great information about local history and historically significant events. Lahontan Valley is a gem in the desert.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I worked at this museum in the 80's, for a wonderful curator who had a vision and did much for one of the best small museums I've ever been to. This museum have grown over the years and remains a great museum that I visit...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a great museum that doesn't take all day to visit. Changing displays, children's room, local history of Native Americans, Nevada Rodeo, farming, irrigation, and more. Great gift store with new items arriving frequently. Bring your penny portfolio to make your Pony Express memento...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I am not usually a museum visitor while on holidays, but so glad I came to this one. There are loads of interesting displays and exhibits, with something to interest anybody! Trust me you won't be disappointed, this museum 'bats way above its weight' in...More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This museum can compete with much larger museums on variety and detail of exhibits. It is easy to locate in Fallon and you will leave with much greater appreciation of the locale and history. It is free with a donation is greatly appreciated to maintain...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went to this loaded little museum with a group. Actually it is not little. It’s loaded with displays of interest, i.e. building a dam, Indian settlements, mining, development of Fallon, and more. There are old vehicles, carriages, construction equipment, much of educational interest. I...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Having some time to check out Fallon we happened on the Churchill County Museum. What a great find. It is an eclectic collection with all areas of local history covered and many placed in context with the rest of the nation at various times. Whoever...More

Thank Edbikeandski
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Tiny little local museum and well loved by locals. Lots of local history and guide for desert activities.

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