Ely attractions

Museum in Ely

Nevada Northern Railway Museum

Ely was established as a mining town in the 1860s, but the railroad arrived in 1907. This rail museum, a must for trainspotters, inhabits the historic East Ely Depot, which is the departure point for the Nevada Nort…
Park in Ely

Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park

Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park sits off Hwy 93 south of Ely via signposted, well-maintained dirt roads. Perched in the Egan Mountain Range, it protects a half-dozen beehive-shaped structures dating from 187…
Historic Site in Ely

Ely Renaissance Village

If you're in town on a Saturday in season, drop in to see this fabulous little collection of 12 'shotgun houses,' built by settlers from France, Slovakia, China, Italy, Greece and other nations in 1908. Each house i…