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Museum Re-Opening for Members

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas is re-opening! To ensure your safety, we are re-opening in stages. We are re-opening on Friday, July 17th to Museum and Springs Preserve members only. At this time, we will only be open Friday through Sunday, 10 to 4, every week. This limited re-opening will allow us to perfect our […]

Two Deserts, One Sky

Join instructor Paula Garrett, science students from Adelson Educational Campus, and artist Sharon K. Schafer as they share their experiences connecting students across continents during the 2018 Two Deserts, One Sky Project.  

Summer Family Program: Bug Detective

Learn the clues that tell you who’s who in the insect world. Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities, and art projects. No registration is required, and programs […]

Summer Family Program: Desert Seasons

Seasons change, even in the Mojave Desert! Learn about the unique features of each of the four seasons. Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities, and art projects. […]

Summer Family Program: Pioneers

What was it like to travel thousands of miles before cars or roads? We’ll travel back in time to learn more about the pioneers who traveled across Nevada on their way West. Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy […]

Summer Family Program: Sports in Nevada

Vegas is crazy about its new sports teams, but there is a long history of sports in our state. Learn about the teams that came before the Raiders and the Golden Knights. Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy […]

Summer Family Program: Mining

Nevada is the Silver State, but that’s not all we mine here. Come learn about all the ways Nevada geology rocks! Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities, […]

Summer Family Program: Micro Adventures

We’ll explore the tiniest parts of Nevada and see how much there is to learn when we take a closer look. Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities, […]

Summer Family Program: Archaeology

Who were Nevada’s First Peoples and how do scientists learn more about them? Go on a mock dig and try your hand at being an archaeologist. Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore […]

Summer Family Program: Scats & Tracks

Come find out just how much we can learn from the signs that animals leave behind. Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities, and art projects. No registration […]