Museum Now Open!

Thank you all so much for your patience in staying with us during the shutdown! But now the wait is over, and the museum is back open! We’ve made a few changes for visitor safety such as… In order to comply with Phase 2 directives the Discovery Room is still closed, and Hidden Cave tours…


You might have heard the rumors or seen the signs and now we can confirm it’s true – The Churchill County Museum now has an online store! We have all your favorite CCM Gear (click any image to check out the category!) Beatrice Badger Books Cantaloupe Gear Clothing Cups and Mugs Decor Stationery Toys You…

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.

New Virtual Exhibit – Churchill County Schools

Congratulations to all of the graduates of CCHS! You’ve now joined a long line of folks who have gone through the Churchill County School System, even if your senior year was more than a little different than anyone else’s. As a way of celebrating you, and your many, many predecessors, we’ve put together our biggest…

Oral History – Harold Charles Newman part 1

One of Nevada’s scientific treasures is the fossil bed at Berlin-Ichthyosaur state park. Today’s oral history is with Harold Charles Newman, who spent a significant amount of his childhood in Berlin and whose family helped with some of the earliest excavations of the site. Take a listen here!