New Years Eve Gala – Mad Hatter’s Ball

2022 will soon end, so we’re getting ready for our New Year’s Eve gala! This year’s theme is the Mad Hatter’s Ball & Auction, and tickets are now available at the Churchill County Museum! Tickets must be purchased ahead of time. Contact us for details.  

Holiday Open House on 12/17!

Mark your calendars! Our annual holiday open house will be Saturday, December 17th. We’ll have crafts and light refreshments starting at 12:30 and a performance by the delightful Tintabulations Handbell Ensemble at 1 pm. We hope to see you all there!

Buckland Station

Though Buckland Station (pictured here) is in Lyon County today, on November 29, 1861 it became Churchill County’s seat. Fallon is Churchill County’s 4th county seat, which it has been since 1904.

Mystery Monday – Boys on a Train

Are these normal boys on a tiny train, or giant boys on a normal-sized train from far away? We don’t know. We do know these boys are related to the Kents and the photo was taken in Santa Cruz around 1910, but we’re not sure about their names. Can you help us?

Winter Hours Starting Soon!

On December 1st, we’ll be switching to our winter hours! Starting this Thursday, the museum will be open 10-4, Tuesday-Saturday and 10-3 on Sunday. Make sure you plan your visit accordingly!

Two Events in December!

*Earth, Wind & Fire voice* Hey folks, remember: we have two events in December! Seventeenth’s open house full of splendor, Tintabulations gonna play. Then New Years Eve, we’ll be hosting a gala you won’t believe. Join us then at the Pennington center, please purchase your tickets today (Oh yeah!) Ba-dee-yah, so folks, please remember Ba-dee-yah,…

Family Day

Most of us think of today as Black Friday, but it’s also Family Day here in Nevada! Holidays called Family Day are celebrated in several places worldwide but on many different days. Nevada is the only place to officially recognize the day after Thanksgiving as a state holiday. The museum is closed so we can…