The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada
Nevada Appeal
Thank you Carson City for voting us 1st place for "The Best Place to Take Kids".
Welcome to The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada!

About the Museum

The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada believes in the value of play. Children learn the wonder of science, art and everyday life skills as they explore, create and share with others. The CMNN is a play-based learning environment for the whole family to experience together.

About Us

Our History

  • 1988 – Incorporated as a private, non-profit educational institution with a 501 (c) (3) designation
  • 1991 – Opened with limited space in the Nevada State Museum
  • 1994 – Opened in the restored Carson City Civic Auditorium with 30 hands-on exhibits, 4,000 square feet of exhibit space plus stage and foyer for admission desk, gift shop and restrooms
  • 2000 – Lower level remodeled into offices, kitchen, class and meeting rooms, workshop and storage
  • 2010 – Added bathrooms to the lower level
  • 2012 – Space transformed to include even more manipulative exhibits
  • 2013 – S.T.E.M. room added to the basement

Children's Museum of Northern Nevada Guide

If you are looking to discover Carson City, United States of America, leave plenty of time for sightseeing tours - you wouldn't want to miss out on top attractions like Children's Museum of Northern Nevada! It's a good place to entertain your kids and be educational at the same time.

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813 N. Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701

For additional information: Please call the museum at: 775-884-2226 or email us at

Museum Hours: We are open 7 days a week from 10am-4:30pm. (Excluding major holidays).

0-1 Years - Free
Ages 2-15 - $4.00
Ages 16-64 - $6.00
Ages 65+ and Military - $5.00

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