Way It Was Museum


Featuring the most complete collection of Comstock mining artifacts in the world, The Way It Was Museum steps back in time to 1859, when the excitement of the Comstock Lode discovery electrified the West. Photographs, mining maps, lithographs, working models, costume displays, and cutaways of mines and mills are on display. The museum also shows a 16-minute video narrating the history of the Comstock gold and silver rush. The museum is open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM. Admission is $3 for adults (free for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult). The museum is located at 113 North C & Sutton Streets.


113 North C St
Virginia City, NV 89440


39.31344200, -119.64839900
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(775) 847-0766

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