Dog Days of Summer

Come enjoy the last days of summer here at the Churchill County Museum. Classes are $5 each or free with a Churchill County Museum membership.  Complete this registration form and sign up at the museum!

All the Cool People Wear History Soxs !

  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.

Wear Our History on your Feet!

Our  History  Sox 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. Our Christmas Tree Sox celebrate the first Fallon Christmas Tree in 1929. There are Cantaloupe Sox, Aviatrix Sox, and Hang in There…

Smashed Pennies make a Great Gift

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.


What’s the hardest part about learning to ride a Motorcycle? . . . The ground. In this photo is Anabel Nygren leaning against a motorcycle in the early 1900’s. This photo is from the Nygren Photo Collection. #vroomvroom  

Cow Appreciation

Holy Cow! It’s Cow Appreciation Day. In this photo four udderly amoozing cattle are at the 4-H show. This photo is from the “Cooperative Extension Service” collection. #MoOoO

22 Mule Team

In this photo is a 22 mule team pulling a man exactly 108 years ago on June 28, 1911.

View of Fields

In this photo is a view from the top of the barn, looking south across the Jubanka Wheat (right) and Barley (left) at the Truckee-Carson Experiment Farm on June 26, 1907,