Fourth Ward School Museum

537 S C St, Virginia City, Nevada 89440 USA

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Opens Tue 10a
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“the comstock story”

To connect people to the relevance and importance of the Comstock story through its authentic preservation, interpretive exhibits and programs, and archival resources. Permanent exhibits include the Fourth Ward School building, a historical overview of the Comstock, a Comstock mining overview including an interactive modern mining program funded by the Commission of Mineral Resources, abandoned mine issues, an original 1870’s classroom, Virginia City Alumni photographs and memorabilia, timeline of Mark Twain, letter press printing and Sagebrush journalists and type slingers. A new exhibit is featured each season.

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Save your money. Many of the displays are simply not working or work sporadicly. In the Mining Room the minerals in the large display case are simply missing---just gone. The touch screens in... Read more

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S B.

Really fun to visit a slice of history and learn so much about the local history. Favorite part: When the school closed, they let the kids write on the walls-was fun to see what they... Read more

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LaRena F.

Have you ever wondered what school was like during the Comstock lode? Have you ever wanted to take a step back into history? Well, this is the place for you. The architectural style is second... Read more

Fourth Ward School Museum

537 S C St
Virginia City, Nevada
89440 USA


Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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