1900 Logan Field Road
Tonopah, NV 89049
209 miles northwest of Las Vegas
Dedicated to the history of Nye and Esmeralda Counties, the museum houses fascinating artifacts from the area's early days as a mining boom town.
The Central Nevada Museum occupies a unique place in the retelling of the annals of the West. The famous, not so famous, and infamous, all left their mark in central Nevada: film mogul and industrial magnate, Howard Hughes; prizefighting promoter, George "Tex" Rickard (who built Madison Square Garden); the founder of United Parcel Service (UPS), Jim Casey; lawmen, Wyatt and Virgil Earp; the last woman to be executed in California, Barbara Graham; the first to find silver in Tonopah, Jim Butler and many others are represented at the Central Nevada Museum.
Museum Hours: Open Tuesday –Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Closed Sunday, Monday and Holidays or when staff is not available.
Our facilities are handicapped accessible and a large parking lot is available for all RV’s.
Visit our museum gift shop with a complete line of Historical Central Nevada area books.
Central Nevada Museum
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