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Mackay Mansion

291 South D Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-997-8915
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Local hero's old house

My husband and I really enjoyed seeing this old house. It is full of antique furniture, toys... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sharon G
Santa Ana, California
Historic mansion and fascinating tour

Historic mansion and fascinating tour. Nice example of living history in Virginia City... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Camarillo, California
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At the Mackay Mansion Museum, we offer a unique site to Virginia City, NV. Inside the mansion we have original fixtures such as: chandeliers, carpet, desks, wallpaper, medallions, and more! We also off a large piece of property with two vast lawns along with large quantities of fruit and flower bearing flora. We also have a wedding arch for ceremonies and a patio that has a 100 mile view into eastern Nevada. We are open for tours 7 days a week and are open to all kinds of private events. Give us a call for details.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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291 South D Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I really enjoyed seeing this old house. It is full of antique furniture, toys, original carpet and wallpaper, a very cool old bathroom, etc. Be sure to go when they are open.....off season is a little tricky. Would recommend.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic mansion and fascinating tour. Nice example of living history in Virginia City. Millionaires row and a nice example of how weath was spread between the mine owners and of course a smaller share paid to those who worked the mines.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A beautiful old house with a good history tour about mining in Virginia City. Walk where U. S. Grant walked. And enjoy the super antique furnishings. This house also has beautiful views.

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Very good tour lots and lots of history! Excellent tour guide, lots of intreesting information, lots of money there!!

Thank jaimepv69
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with my hubby to enjoy the architecture, learn about the town and my hubby wanted to see a ghost. The place was beautiful and actively being restored. The lady that gave us the back story was so sweet and seemed like she really...More

Thank Tanmansmom
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The interior of the home remains as it was 150years ago with authentic furnishings. The guide related some haunting episodes which enhanced the tour.

Thank kathy321nj
Reviewed 18 August 2017

So much amazing history I catured a man in a suit in one of my pictures. So COOL!!!! This is a must see.

Thank carinarox6
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Mackay Mansion is a must see. The house has such a great history and the tour guide was amazing!!!!

Thank jhp2121
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Reno on business or pleasure, Virginia City is only about 20 miles over the mountain. You will find a tourist spot and the story of how silver mining influenced the state. The Mackey Mansion is not a grand villa but a...More

1  Thank MandJ82
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My husband has back problems and we had walked quite a way looking for another attraction when we stopped at Mackay Mansion to ask directions. A very lovely woman, Susan, invited us to take the tour, but we declined because it involved going up a...More

Thank janete276
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Rose Mary H
11 August 2017|
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Response from connorbills924 | Property representative |
6$ for people over 12 yrs. kids 5-11yrs 4$ and under 5 yrs is free.
Elise B
25 August 2015|
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Response from SteveDebSanDiego | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember cost, but wasn't much. It's a short tour. Just gives you more of the flavor of the area more than anything else.

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