Nevada State Museum Mission PDF Print

The Nevada State Museum engages diverse audiences in understanding and celebrating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage.

  • The museum preserves heritage for long-term public benefit.

  • The museum presents heritage through unique and authentic educational experiences, enhanced by an environment of comfort, interaction, and inspiration.

  • Audiences learn what makes Nevada special.  They gain stronger identity, connection, and validation.  They develop a broader point of view and a sense of responsibility.

  • The museum extends benefits to the greatest audience, provides leadership in heritage education, and adheres to the highest standards of public-trust stewardship.

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USS Nevada Silver Service, one of the state's treasures, on display in the Historic Carson City Mint at the Nevada State Museum, Carson City