814 Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV 89431

The Sparks Museum and Cultural Center is Open for regular Business Hours. Please observe the Mandatory Mask Mandate for all visitors to the museum! We thank you for your support!

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Sparks Museum & Cultural Center

Welcome to the Sparks Heritage Museum, located in the heart of historic downtown Sparks, Nevada! The museum boasts 4000 square feet of indoor exhibit space featuring a permanent gallery highlighting the history and heritage of the city of Sparks, and changing galleries that feature a wide variety of historic, artistic, and cultural themes.

Across the street, and an outdoor train exhibit consisting of a steam locomotive, a caboose and a pullman business car stands next to the historic Glendale Schoolhouse, and both are available for tours by Museum representatives. Using artifacts to tell the story, the exhibits give a sense of the rapid changes northern Nevada has undergone, from ranching and mining to the introduction of the railroad and into modern times.

TOURS ARE PRESENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS AND CDC RECOMMENDATIONS

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Funding to support our organization has been provided by Nevada Humanities through Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the CARES Act economic stabilization plan of 2020.

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