All Carson City museums have a weekend full of activities for the Mark Twain Days Festival. Enjoy free admission to all museums Saturday, May 11! 

Friday | May 10th

Nevada State Museum

Northern Nevada Children’s Museum

  • Storytime: Tom Sawyer with Paddleboat STEAM Activity | 10:30a-12:00p

Saturday | May 11th

Nevada State Museum

  • Mark Twain Medallion Minting at the Nevada State Museum | 8:30a-4:30p
  • Family Fun Saturday – Gratitude Cards | 10:00a-3:00p
  • Family Storytime – The Tail of Tikki the Quail | 1:00-1:30 and 2:00-2:30
  • Bow Tie Ball | 6:00p-9:00p
    • The second annual Bow Tie Ball will dazzle your senses with live music, dancing, enthralling performances, drinks, bites, and a museum wide scavenger hunt this year at the Nevada State Museum.

Northern Nevada Children’s Museum

  • Jumping Frog Celebration | 9:30a-4:30p
  • Newspaper Workshop | 11a-2p

Nevada State Capitol Building | Battle Born Hall

  • Free State Capitol Building Tours including Battle Born Hall | 10a-3p

Nevada State Railroad Museum

  • Free admission to museum | 8:30-4:30
  • Ticketed Train Rides Available

Sunday | May 12th