Featured Exhibits

Prejudice & Pride Exhibit

Prejudice & Pride: The Fight to Vote – Exhibit Opening

This year is the Centennial of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women in the US the right to vote. Yet, it was not the answer to all women, and was not the end of the fight to win suffrage for all.

The exhibit: “Prejudice & Pride: The Fight to Vote”, puts women’s suffrage into ... Read More

Featured Exhibit

Changing Gallery

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Eclectic Nevada Exhibit



Explore more…from communications to coyotes, maps to motorcycle, desert adaptations to derby car!

Those who think Nevada is little but sagebrush ... Read More

Changing Gallery

Permanent Exhibits

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Permanent Gallery

The Nevada State Museum offers an interactive visitor experience that interprets the history of Nevada dating back millions of years to the present. Across a ... Read More

Permanent Gallery

Hallway Galleries

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Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

On June 25, 2015 the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas received fossil specimens from the National Park Service’s Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument from ... Read More

Hallway Galleries

This Stage Costume is a Survivor

Currently on exhibit in the Curator’s Canyon is a rare stage costume created for a “Love Songs” medley in the Las Vegas production show ... Read More

Hallway Galleries

Obsidian & Neon: Celebrating Black Life and Identity in Las Vegas

Obsidian & Neon: Celebrating Black Life and Identity in Las Vegas is a photo-narrative exhibition of large-scale black and white photography by award-winning photojournalist Jeff ... Read More

Hallway Galleries