War Comes Home Open Now!

We’re proud to be hosting War Comes Home: The Legacy, a traveling exhibit all about the impact of war on service members and their families. Come to the museum until May 29th to view the full exhibit, enhanced with local stories, artifacts, and photos. If you can’t visit in person, or want to share the…

Early Asian-American Businesses

Our previous AAPI history posts have focused on ranch life, but at the turn of the last century, we had multiple Asian-owned businesses right in Fallon! These three ads were taken from the very first issue of the Churchill County Eagle, and there were multiple other businesses listed in other issues. Though we do not…

World Goth Day

Today is world goth day, and, let’s be real here- No one today is as goth as the Victorians were. Like, it was common back then to take hair from dead loved ones and make art from it as keepsakes. We can’t top that, but we can show you this fantastic example of a hair…

Armed Forces Day

Today is Armed Forces Day, and we have the perfect way to show your appreciation for those who serve our country: by thanking them yourself using the letter writing station inside War Comes Home! But come quickly, both the exhibit and letter writing are only here until Memorial Day!

Mural Volunteers Wanted!

We’re moving on to our second mural in the Our Communities, Our Stories project, and we’re looking for volunteers to help us paint our rodeo scene! Details on the flyer below, or contact Marilyn (mgoble@ccmuseum.org, 775-423-3677 ext 1223) for more details! Alt text: Flyer entitled “Volunteer Painters Wanted! Churchill County Museum Mural. The left side…

International Museum Day

We often make somewhat tongue-in-cheek posts about how every holiday is best celebrated by visiting the museum, but today is International Museum Day, so we’re 100% justified this time! We’re open until 5pm today, so come visit!