Seeking Volunteers – become a Hidden Cave tour guide!

  Are you interested in history, archaeology, geology, geography – or a little bit of everything? The Churchill County Museum and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are seeking volunteer, as-needed, Hidden Cave tour guides. No experience is necessary! Volunteers must complete a BLM Volunteer Application. Turn in your completed application to the museum front desk and you…

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.

Stillwater Geyser

Geyser at Stillwater. Geothermal water was the result, rather than oil. Today geothermal is part of the sustainable energy movement and a valued commodity.

Drilling for Oil

Drilling for Oil at Stillwater – the start of Fallon’s Oil Boom excitement.

Swimming at Stillwater

Sporting swimwear fashions of the day (c.1925) are Kemma Osgood and Sally Downs. Swimming at Stillwater was usually at the hot water pool dug by Charles Cirac around 1920of at the indoor pools operated in the 1920s by Mrs. Ella Ada Johnson Maxwell LeBeau.

Stillwater Hunting

Hammy, Nina, Bruce, and Gary Kent. Hunting geese at Stillwater. Airboat in background.