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Central Nevada Museum

1900 Logan Field Road, Tonopah, NV
+1 775-482-9676
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A gem of a museum, free admission!

I went to Tonopah to do some research for a project that I'm working on, and found this little gem... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anna_E_Hiller
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San Francisco, United States
A small town museum offering a window on World War 2

This small museum has the usual accumulation of old-ities from years past. I was particularly... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
zundapp
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Tucson
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“mining era” (3 reviews)
“world war” (2 reviews)
“machinery” (4 reviews)
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1900 Logan Field Road, Tonopah, NV
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+1 775-482-9676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Tonopah to do some research for a project that I'm working on, and found this little gem right on the main street. Outside the building, there are buildings and equipment from Tonopah's heyday as a mining town, which are well-kept and absolutely...More

1  Thank Anna_E_Hiller
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This small museum has the usual accumulation of old-ities from years past. I was particularly struck by the artifacts from the wartime Tonopah Army Airfield, eleven miles east of town. Today there is nothing but the runways and three huge hangers, so the museum maintains...More

Thank zundapp
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This little museum has some very interesting and old items relating to the town back in the 1800s. Old pictures, mining equipment and so much more. Plus, its free. We spent about an hour looking and reading all the stuff.

2  Thank Kim G
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

I'm not from Nevada and I found this museum to be really interesting - tons of relics and information about Central Nevada's Freemasons, labour history, indigenous peoples, schools, and local life. I find places like this really fascinating - quaint and lots of local history...More

1  Thank Bronwyn C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We loved this little place. It's part indoor part outdoor. Sadly we didn't make it indoors as we missed the opening times. But we had a walk around the outdoor part and it was really interesting. It's free as well so it's defo worth a...More

1  Thank DigitalOrange
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This museum gives a good history of the area along with many artifacts. There is also machinery and buildings outdoors from the mining era. Very interesting and worth a stop.

1  Thank Rowing_Queen
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Quaint little museum that Nevada is known for. Very informative very kind staff. A lot of items regarding mining

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

The museum exhibits cover every historical aspect of life in central Nevada. Inside the museum there are fossils, Indian artifacts, examples of minerals, mining tools, the railroad's importance, the military presence during WWII and much more. The gift shop has an excellent collection of books...More

Thank Maryann L
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

This museum has many interesting photos and artifacts spanning over 100 years of Central Nevada history. There are indoor and outdoor exhibits, with a large research library as well. The outdoor exhibits include entire buildings from the mining era. There are also exhibits regarding the...More

Thank Christopher M
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This little museum is well worth a visit. There are outdoor exhibits as well as many inside, with a whole lot off emphasis on prehistoric aspects of the area, flight, mining, historical/cultural events and interesting local people. There is also a VERY impressive selection of...More

Thank stacey w
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