Sparks Museum & Cultural Center

Location
814 Victorian Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431
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Contact
Anthea Humphreys
775-355-1144
Fax: 775-355-6788
anthea@sparksmuseum.org
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The Sparks Museum recently opened a Cultural Center in the newly restored historic library and justice court building.This light airy space features hardwood floors and historic fixtures - ideal for intimate functions, meetings, receptions, art openings, etc.The Museum itself boasts 4000 square feet of indoor exhibit space, the oldest one room school house in Nevada and an outdoor train exhibit consisting of a Steam Locomotive, a Caboose and a Pullman Business Car.Using vintage artifacts to tell the story, the exhibits give one a good sense of the rapid changes the region has undergone from ranching and mining to the introduction of the railroad and into modern times. A new interactive exhibit, using iPad technology, also depicts the significant role the region has played in the Space program. The Museum and Cultural Center are available in part or in their entirety for private functions. Tours can be arranged by appointment.

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4.5 Based on 4 reviews

Donald A.
Such a hidden gem. Come on Saturday and get a train tour with admission. Guaranteed to learn something from out little railroad city! Read More


John H.
If you want to know about Sparks, this is the place to go! They have a great family atmosphere and friendly people who will even show you around the train... Read More

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September 5
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