Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum (FNSRM)

click here to join the Friends provides resources and services for the Museum, including fund raising, advocacy, and volunteer work ranging from visitor service to restoration and operation of the equipment in its collection.

Please consider joining us. To become a member or renew, please click the JOIN NOW button.

If you wish to donate online, click here. We appreciate your support.

Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with a ride on the Mckeen car, November 29th & 30th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Museum will be closed Thursday, November 28 in observance of Thanksgiving

Friends of NSRM Board Meeting - Monday, December 2nd, 6 p.m. in the Interpretive Center. See agenda

Santa train is coming December 7-8, 14-15, 21-22. $5 per ticket. Tickets available now online.

Support the Museum and its collection. Buy a brick.

Santa Is Coming

All aboard the Santa Train at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Meet Santa Claus aboard the train! Tickets are $5.00 for all riders; children 2 and under who sit in an adult's lap are FREE.

The Santa Train features historic equipment from the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Santa will be aboard the train giving out candy canes. While you wait, write a letter to Santa at the Letters to Santa Table. Purchase a raffle ticket to support the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum and win great prizes. You can also explore the Museum and have your photo taken with V&T Locomotive No. 22, Inyo (for an additional fee).

Purchase advance tickets online (click here) or at the Wabuska Depot on the day of the ride. Please note that online sales close 24 hours before departure.

Museum Open Thursday through Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Except New Year's Day & Christmas)

Admission: Adults: $8.00, Children (under 18): Free, Friends of the Museum: Free

Website of the Friends of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, PO Box 1330, Carson City, NV 89702

Contact: Barry Simcoe, President, at 775-379-1353 or

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