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Central Nevada Museum

1900 Logan Field Road, Tonopah, NV
+1 775-482-9676
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Interesting

This little museum has some very interesting and old items relating to the town back in the 1800s... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kim G
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Sarona, Wisconsin, United States
Neat little spot with lots of artefacts!

I'm not from Nevada and I found this museum to be really interesting - tons of relics and... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
Bronwyn C
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Toronto, Canada
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“mining era” (3 reviews)
“machinery” (4 reviews)
“artifacts” (8 reviews)
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1900 Logan Field Road, Tonopah, NV
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+1 775-482-9676
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank Kim G
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Reviewed January 28, 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

Thank Bronwyn C
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Reviewed October 3, 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

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Reviewed March 18, 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.

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Reviewed September 5, 2016

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

Thank connielewis678
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Reviewed August 19, 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 August 9, 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 July 17, 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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Reviewed June 17, 2016

We visited the free Central Nevada Museum. (Note: Donations are encouraged). This is a fun museum with both exhibits in the museum as well as a wealth of exhibits in the yard in front of and behind the museum building. When we first came in...More

Thank mini
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Reviewed June 16, 2016

A volunteer run museum with friendly people, nice displays and unusual items. Gift shop with books and a few specialties.

Thank Jonell C
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