The ‘Dog Days of Summer’ Kids’ Crafts is back!

It’s time again for the annual ‘Dog Days of Summer’ Kids’ Crafts! Fun activities on Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 7th – August 16th, for ages 5-14: Hedgehog Plushie, Watermelon Art, Pillowcases & Pencil Pouches, and Handcrafted Paper! This event is FREE to CCMA Junior Members or $5 per class. Not a member? The Junior Member membership…

Check out the CCMA Raffle July 21, 2018 7-9pm

The drawings for the Churchill County Museum Summer Raffle will be held July 21m 2018 at the conclusion of the Churchill County Museum Association Annual Meeting. Click Here to see the prizes.  Tickets ar $4 or 12 for $40 and are available at the museum.

Museum Preparator — Job Opportunity

The museum is currently seeking an exhibit preparator.  This is a 24 hour per week part-time position, with benefits including sick leave, paid vacation, and NVPERS retirement.   Click here for the Job Bulletin  Make inquiries to Churchill County Human Resources.   Churchill County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  THis position is open until filled.

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.

Lahontan Beach

A beach on the Churchill County side of Lahontan Reservoir.

Fallon Sugar Beet Factory

The Fallon Sugar Beet factory stood at the base of Rattlesnake hill at the present site of the Churchill County Cemetery. Production at the factory was on and off between its construction in 1912 and its destruction in 1934. A fungus called “Curly Top”  frequently caused local crops to fail and made it difficult for…