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St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church

111 S E St, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-9099
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Historic Catholic Church

This 1800’s Catholic Church sits just off the Main Street in Virginia City. While I t’s still in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ron H
via mobile

Each time we visit Virginia City we make a pilgrimage to St. Mary’s in the Mountains church. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Murrieta, California
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111 S E St, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-9099
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This 1800’s Catholic Church sits just off the Main Street in Virginia City. While I t’s still in use today you can sneak in a tour as long as there’s nothing on the calendar and even then, events are usually short so there’s plenty opportunity...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time we visit Virginia City we make a pilgrimage to St. Mary’s in the Mountains church. The outside architecture is elegant, but the inside is a masterpiece in wood. From the stairway to the organ pavilion to the trusses in the ceiling to the...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 4 November 2017

If you are a history buff this place is a must to have an understanding of the history of Virginia City

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We visited last Tuesday and enjoyed every bit of it! The volunteer downstairs in the museum was very kind and very informative and we really enjoyed speaking with him. The museum part has a beautiful painted room downstairs so make sure you check that out....More

Thank Melissa19006
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a church that needs to be seen by everyone who visits Virginia City, even f you are not Catholic. It is so ornate and beautiful inside and out. It is very historical. It burned down once and was rebuilt. The original base is...More

Thank Inspecchi
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Take some time to visit this historic and beautiful Catholic church. Despite its Old West heritage, it reminded me of the old churches in mining towns Pennsylvania--a lot of similarity between the 19th century sliver and the coal mining populations. Their is also a museum...More

Thank vakamalua
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful church. While in Virginia City you must stop by and enjoy the rich history and beauty of it. Open during the day

Thank radgirl00
Reviewed 22 September 2017

A block off the main street, you can't miss the church. The inside was beautiful. Would recommend visiting.

Thank Mary Ann P
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Church was absolutely gorgeous, exposed wood beams, stained glass windows and beautiful murals. Free entrance, small museum and gift shop. Worth the stop.

Thank Tanmansmom
Reviewed 9 September 2017

As we drove into town, the first thing my eyes went to was the the beautiful church steeple of St Mary in the Mountains. We parked nearby, and our first stop was the church. Harmoniously existing with the protestant church steeple nearby, it is the...More

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Dave F
21 November 2015|
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Response from juanita_v | Reviewed this property |
Sunday mass is 11:30.