Acrylic Fridge Magnet: Souvenir from Nevada Railroad Museum
The Nevada railroad museum is one of the major tourist attractions in Carson City. It is famous for its preservation of ancient rail artifacts, locomotives of Nevada that date back to the 19th century. Acrylic fridge magnet depicts the ancient rail car preserved in the Nevada railroad museum. It is impossible to visit such a historical place and leave without a souvenir; the Acrylic fridge magnet commemorates the preserved rail artifact.
Interesting facts about the Nevada Railroad Museum
The original coin press no. 1 from Carson City was used for nearly half a century to produce mint coins. The interesting thing is that, this century old machine still works! The museum administration allows visitors to see it work on the last Friday of every month; you can also buy a dedicatory medallion with the well-known CC mintmark, from the museum store. The museum is currently updating with a major exhibition on John C. Fremont's lost cannon under construction, it is said to be open for the visitors somewhere in 2014. Many of the locomotives from the Nevada museum were used in Hollywood movies and television shows.
Visiting Nevada Railroad Museum
You can visit the railroad museum anytime of the year; except for public holidays and non-exhibit days, Nevada railroad museum is open all year. If you have a thing for railroad stories and old railroad antiques, then do not miss the special events of the museum, held mostly in September, October and November (do not forget to grab your CC mint marked medallion!). You can find a feature exhibit list easily from the web, with all the details about what exhibitions are held in which gallery, and at what time.