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Railroad Museum Seeks Bids for Visitor Center Construction
February 28, 2024 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

The Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City and Nevada State Public Works are seeking bids to construct the museum’s new Visitor Center. Interested parties can learn more about the project and submit their bids […]

American Railbike Adventures Begins Operations in Boulder City 
October 6, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

The Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City is excited to announce that rail bike operations return to the museum this weekend! American Railbike Adventures will begin offering tours along the museum’s track between Boulder City and Railroad Pass beginning Friday, October 6, 2023.  

The new lease was a result of a wide Request for Proposal […]

Museum Accepting Bids for Construction Projects
September 8, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

The Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City is seeking bids on multiple projects. A brief project description and link to the full scope of work is included for interested contractors. Contact museum director Dr. Christopher MacMahon at 702-486-5952 for more information.

Painting Dining Car 4813

This project will remove existing topcoat and paint from dining car […]

Museum to Hold Meeting on Henderson Track Use
September 8, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

The Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City will hold a community meeting to inform Henderson residents about a proposed Joint Use Agreement between the State of Nevada and City of Henderson to utilize approximately one mile of railroad track between Interstate 11 and Paradise Hills Drive.

The meeting will be held in the auditorium […]

New Museum Visitor Center Coming to Boulder City
June 8, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 […]

Mendocino Railway Selected as Rail Bike Vendor
March 22, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 […]

John Walker Named State of Nevada Veteran Employee of the Month
March 22, 2023 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 […]

Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City RFP
December 7, 2022 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 […]

Historian Christopher MacMahon to Lead Boulder City Railroad Museum
January 10, 2022 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 […]

Reopening Update
June 17, 2020 | Category: News & Events | Tags:

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 […]

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