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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 info@cmnn.org

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

Prices:
0-1 Years - Free
Ages 14-54 - $6.00
Ages 2-13 - $4.00
Ages 55+ - $5.00

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Our History

Our History


  • 1988 – Incorporated as a private, non-profit educational institution with an IRS 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

    Our History

  • 2000 – Lower level remodeled into offices, kitchenette, 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