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Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center

1477 US Highway 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410-5570
+1 775-782-2555
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Very interesting!

We happened upon this little gem while traveling. The displays were interesting, but the people... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Boykins, VA
via mobile
Granddaughters loved this place!

A couple of years ago (last date I could post was June 16, but we were there in 2015), we took our... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Minden, Nevada
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1477 US Highway 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410-5570
+1 775-782-2555
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this little gem while traveling. The displays were interesting, but the people operating the museum really made the visit most memorable and meaningful. They were friendly, welcoming, and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our visit and learned a lot about the area.

Thank saphronie
Reviewed 19 May 2017

A couple of years ago (last date I could post was June 16, but we were there in 2015), we took our young granddaughters (at that time ages 5 and 7) to our local museum. We thought we might spend 30 minutes there, but they...More

Thank shepandjoy
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Took the grandkids there. We all enjoyed every minute of it. The mineral and mine section were fantastic.

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This museum houses a surprising large collection of Nevada's history. Be sure to notice the hand-painted murals. They also operate the museum in Genoa, which is a must see!

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

From the friendly greeting at the door to the detailed directions around the building, you knew this was a source of pride. The delightful hometown feeling and incredicle source work is a testament to the history retained in the area. One of the fascinating items...More

Thank Helen N
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have been to the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center many times and find something new each time I visit. The Chamber of Commerce is inside this building right in the center of town. Lectures are also held here on a variety of topics...More

Thank dchaney7
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a very nice location for those that wish to learn more about the history of Carson Valley. Staff are exceptionally helpful and certainly "know their stuff". There are many displays that elicit one's interest...Oh, and the price is very reasonable.

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Small museum but interesting. Shows history of Carson Valley and Washoe Indians. Also Basque heritage and strong German connection.

Thank jcmarl558
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We're Members of this Museum and periodically attend to visit the changes. Starting with the Mormons, life progressed with large ranches in the Valley, some of which have been handed down by generations. While the V&T Railroad used to come down to Minden to pick...More

Thank markdgls
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Just finished up the Young Chautauqua Program with 3 wonderful performances. 18 students from 5-15 years old did a short skit as historical characters, wrote wonderful essays & learn to love history and their amazing cultural center. The YCP is just one of many lectures,...More

Thank deBorges
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$5.00 for each person