News & Events
After the passage of the Capital Improvement Bill, AB 1, The Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City was granted final approval for the construction of a new museum Visitor’s Center. The CIP bill passed by the Special Session of the Nevada State Legislature grants over $23 million to build the center on the grounds […]
The Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City has announced that Mendocino Railway has been selected as the vendor that will provide rail bike tours utilizing the museum’s track, as part of a new lease agreement.
The new lease was a result of a wide Request for Proposal as required by state law. Mendocino Railway will […]
The Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City is proud to announce that its administrative assistant, John Walker, has been chosen as the State of Nevada Veteran Employee of the Month from Veterans’ Services.
Mr. Walker was selected for this recognition due to his continued efforts to ensure the safety of railroad operations and his selfless dedication to the visiting public. Under […]
STATE OF NEVADA – DIVISION OF STATE LANDS
PUBLIC LEASE AUCTION
The Division of State Lands is soliciting proposals from eligible companies to lease state property at the Nevada State Railroad Museum – Boulder City, 601 Yucca Street, Boulder City, Nevada. The lease will be to operate a Rail Bike Tour business at the Museum and […]
CARSON CITY — The Nevada Division of Museums and History has selected historian Christopher MacMahon as the new director of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City. In this role, MacMahon will oversee the open-air museum, which preserves and displays railroad equipment of the Boulder Branch line, which supported construction activities at the Hoover […]
THE NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM IN BOULDER CITY IS NOW OPEN.
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Nevada State Museums you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. By purchasing a ticket and/or entering the property and facilities, you agree […]
CARSON CITY, Nevada – From the historic United States Branch Mint to the V&T Railroad to the fact it remains one of the most sparsely populated state capitals, Carson City has a colorful and unique history.
The Silver State’s capital city will be the subject of a free lecture by author Peter Mires, whose latest […]
Boulder City – The Division of Museums and History has announced plans for expansion of facilities and experiences the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City. First opened in 2001, the museum has seen attendance explode from 2,000 visitors the first year to now an average of 40,000 per year. Now, with the new rail bridge […]
CARSON CITY, Nevada – Riding the rails in Southern Nevada has a brand new definition – and a new type of adventure for visitors and locals alike.
Rail Explorers – a business that offers specially designed pedal-powered, two- and four-seat vehicles that ride on the tracks of the Nevada Southern Railway – debuted this week […]
JUNE 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: NEWS & EVENTS
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – With hot summer temperatures gripping Southern Nevada, the Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City is suspending its mid-afternoon train ride.
“While our train is air-conditioned, the locomotives are not,” said Museum Director Randall Hees. “In the interest of crew and public safety we are suspending […]