Tuesdays, Starting September 25th!

The Churchill County Museum will hold its annual Fall Lecture Series on Tuesdays, September 25th through October 30th. FREE to the public – refreshments will be served! Click HERE to view flyer. “The Roaring Twenties:  Booze, Brawlers, and Broads” speakers include: Tuesday, September 25th at 6:00 p.m.:  Geoff Schumacher, Senior Director of Content at the…

Teacher In-Service Begins September 25th!

The Churchill County Museum’s Teacher In-Service begins Tuesday, September 25th. Teachers/Educators can earn 1 renewal credit of continuing education. Pre-registration is required! The fee for this course is $35 for non-members, FREE for CCMA Members! An ‘Individual’ membership is $25 – save $10.00 and enjoy the member benefits! This course is open to anyone requiring…

New History Soxs are Here!

  Stop in to purchase your new history sox.  There are Snowshoe Sox, Roadside America Sox, and Chicken Sox.  ( There would be Earthquake Sox, but the Director can’t spell — those will arrive later)  Only $10 a pair.  That’s $9 if you are a  member.

Check out our new collection of History Sox

Our new History Sox have arrived and are available at the Museum Store. Only $10 Remember the Museum Store has a sale 20% off on most items for Museum Members 10% off for Non-Members in November and December. Just in time for the Fall Christmas Tree Lighting on December 1st  is our Christmas Tree Sox…

Smashed Pennies make a Great Stocking Stuffer

You can make your own souvenir pennies with four designs:  Our Museum Logo, Churchill County Logo, Route 50 and Pony Express Logos.  Only 50 cents plus a penny each. Collect and trade them with your friends!  The Museum Store also has penny passports for sale.

Maine Street 1950’s

Have you ever taken a walk down Maine Street? Well, here’s a glimpse of what it looked like 68 years ago! The buildings picture include the Fallon Theater, Sprouse- Reitz Co., H.N. Ferrell Western Auto, JC Penny, I.H. Kent Store, the drugstore, Vintage Autos, and Fraternal Hall. #BlastFromThePast


In this photo is the high school football players dressed up as female cheerleaders. This photo is from the J.R. & Capitola Alcorn Photo Collection. If you can identify any of these young men, please feel free to share. #GoBigGreen

1950’s 4-H

In this photo, there are three boys showing sheep for 4-H at the fairgrounds, in the 1950’s. Were you ever in 4-H?

Dry Gulch Saloon

The Fallon Rodeo is standing in front of the famous Dry Gulch Saloon. The 4th man from the left was known as “Wild Hose Casey”. Have you ever been here?

Fallon Depot

In this photo is the Fallon Depot and Train Station on its first day of operation in 1907. This photo id from the Sue and Harold Fitz Collection. #TrainsAreCool