Happy National Farm Animals Day!

It’s National Farm Animals Day, and most Fallon residents know their way around a farm! Be sure to visit our exhibits on agriculture to learn more about our relationship with cattle, and don’t forget to comment your favorite animal below! Pictured is a Dairy Cow Herd.

Age of The Lost Lake

When you visit Lake Tahoe at any time of year, you can’t help but marvel at its beauty and size. But did you know it was once part of an even larger lake that included Pyramid Lake and most of Churchill County? It’s true! To learn more about it, come to the museum and check…

We’ve Come A Long Way.

As we come to the end of another year it is important to reflect on our past. The photo below is from 1868, in Stillwater, within the same timeframe it had won the county seat. Although it is now mostly deserted, seeing far less traffic than in its heyday. Now Fallon holds the county seat,…

How Do You Get Gold’s Attention? Aaayyyy youuuuuu!

How Do You Get Gold’s Attention? Aaayyyy youuuuuu! Do you get it? Beyond the hilarious gold puns and periodic table references, mining has had a major influence on our little town. Be sure to stop by to see our mineral collection, which has specimens from across Nevada and beyond! Pictured below is a little girl…

Decades of Rodeo Excellency

Heading Cowboy-Con this weekend? They’re giving us a real blast from the past, but rodeos and other “Wild West” type events have never gone out of style here in Fallon! To prove it, here’s an image from nearly a century ago when Alice Sisty jumped over a Ford Roadster with two horses! Want more rodeo…