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The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada

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Mission Statement:

As a private non-profit educational center, The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, Inc. is a play-based learning environment dedicated to offering unique and innovative hands-on learning adventures in the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, providing the joy and wonder of discovery to children and families from economically and culturally diverse backgrounds.

Our History

  • 1988 - Incorporated as a private, non-profit educational institution with an IRS 501(c) (3) designation
  • 1991 - Opened with limited space in the Nevada State Museum
  • 1994 - Opened in the restored Carson City Civic Auditorium with 30 hands-on exhibits, 4,000 square feet of exhibit space plus stage and foyer for admission desk, gift shop and restrooms
  • 2000 - Lower level remodeled into offices, kitchenette, class and meeting rooms, workshop and storage


Birthday Parties

There isn't a better way to spend your birthday than at the Children's Museum! Great for all ages, the museum offers a special birthday party room and fees include room use for 2 hours, special gift for the birthday child, and all paper products (plates, cups, napkins, silverware, and party hats). We even set up before and clean up after your party!

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Details and Specs

Hours of Operation:
Mon10:00 AM4:30 PM
Tue10:00 AM4:30 PM
Wed10:00 AM4:30 PM
Thr10:00 AM4:30 PM
Fri10:00 AM4:30 PM
Sat10:00 AM4:30 PM
Sun10:00 AM4:30 PM
Notes: CMNN Gift Shop Hours: 10am – 4:30pm Museum Hours:Open everyday except New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas


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