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Top Choice Historic Building in Carson City

Bower's Mansion Regional Park

Just 12 miles north of Carson City off Hwy I-580, almost halfway to Reno, you'll find this fabulous regional park with manicured gardens perfect for picnicking, the stunning former 1864 residence of Comstock million…
Top Choice Museum in Carson City

Nevada State Museum

Housed inside the 1869 US Mint building, the Nevada State Museum generally hosts one visiting exhibition to complement its four excellent permanent exhibitions: Carson City Mint, Nevada's Changing Earth, Nevada: A P…
Museum in Carson City

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Loved by adults and kids alike, the hugely popular Nevada State Railroad Museum is worth a visit, even if you're not a rail buff, for its impressive collection of more than 60 train cars and locomotives from the 180…
Historic Building in Carson City

Nevada State Capitol

Built in 1870, the handsome, robust Nevada State Capitol is complete with a silver-covered dome symbolizing its ‘Silver State’ status. The original senate chamber now houses a museum of statehood paraphernalia. They…
Museum in Carson City

Children's Museum of Northern Nevada

Carson City being the family-friendly place that it is, of course there's a museum that's just for kids, although adults are welcome if they're well behaved. With a variety of activity-focused themed rooms, the muse…