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Central Nevada Museum

1900 Logan Field Road, Tonopah, NV
+1 775-482-9676
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Brilliant little place

We loved this little place. It's part indoor part outdoor. Sadly we didn't make it indoors as we... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting museum

This museum gives a good history of the area along with many artifacts. There is also machinery and... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Appleton, Wisconsin
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1900 Logan Field Road, Tonopah, NV
+1 775-482-9676
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Reviewed 2 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

Thank DigitalOrange
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.

Thank Rowing_Queen
Reviewed 4 September 2016

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

Thank connielewis678
Reviewed 18 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
Reviewed 8 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
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
Reviewed 16 June 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
Reviewed 15 June 2016

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

Thank Jonell C
Reviewed 12 May 2016

was very impressed with this museum. They have an extensive collection representing the mining and history of Tonopah and Nevada. Inside are the smaller more precious items. Outside you can wander around the authentic old buildings from mining days, see mining machinery and bits and...More

Thank Noela R
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Was closed when we were there (too early) but am making plans to return. However we were able to walk around all the outside exhibits and they have a great collection of..."stuff"! Planning on returning this month, and being there during open hours!

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