Jack Neil’s Museum Calendar
And tons of other Tahoe area things to keep everyone occupied and having a good time.
Museums in Nevada
Reno, Virginia City, Carson City and Vicinity.
Nevada Division of Museums and History
The Nevada Historical Society, Nevada’s oldest museum, adds a unique documentary record, while the Lost City Museum gives a glimpse at the region’s rich Native American history. Railroad museums round out the historical offerings with some of the state’s most popular attractions and artifacts.
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Things to do in Nevada
Favorite field trip spots from El Surfo.
Lied Discovery Children’s Museum
An interactive Children’s Museum for children of all ages. 833 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Las Vegas, NV 89101, (702) 382-3445
California Trail Interpretive Center
In Elko, Nevada. We are a state-of-the-art interpretive center dedicated to the California Trail not only through Nevada, but from beginning to end. We opened full time in June of 2012 and are operated by the Bureau of Land Management. We invite school field trips year round and have no entry fee. If any individuals or groups wish to visit our center we will be happy to give interpretive programs concerning the emigrant trail from life on the trail, the guides, the native peoples along the trail to what hardships were encountered on the trail. We welcome all homeschooled groups or individuals. To schedule a field trip contact Mike Blunk at 775-538-1849 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gatekeeper’s Cabin Museum
Home of the water master who controlled the flow of water out of Lake Tahoe. It now showcases Tahoe history, from its Native inhabitants through the logging era and the establishment of the tourism industry at Lake Tahoe. 130 West Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, 530-583-1762.
Nevada Historical Society
We offer docent-led tours of our history gallery and a History on Wheels outreach program. WORD file: Resources for Teachers. 1650 North Virginia Street, Reno, (775) 688-1190.
Nevada’s Historic Mining Towns
Fortunately, many of Nevada’s historic 19th and early 20th century mining towns and camps have survived.
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society
Three Tahoe City Museums in North Lake Tahoe: Gatekeeper’s Museum, Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Museum and Watson Cabin Museum, offering Old Tahoe artifacts, Tahoe historical photographs, vintage Tahoe newspapers, Tahoe resort memorabilia, Washoe Indian baskets, and an ideal Tahoe wedding location. 560 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, (530) 583-8717.
Industry & Technology
Interactive site with recommended factory tours in Nevada. Add your own favorite tour and write a review.