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!

paddles THE SPARKS HERITAGE MUSEUM IS CLOSED NEW YEAR'S EVE AND NEW YEAR'S DAY We wish you all a safe and happy new year in 2021, and invite you to visit your Sparks Heritage Museum soon! Please observe all current State mandates regarding use of masks and social distancing recommendations. We thank you kindly for your compliance, and for being a conscientious community partner with us! Sparks Museum & Cultural Center Sparks Fire Department - A Light in This Community SPARKS FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Sparks Fire Department was established in 1904, and has protected and served the City of Sparks and surrounding communities for more than 116 years. This exhibit highlights the history of the Department through images and artifacts. Find Out More
paddles Nevada Division of Forestry: Before, During, and After the Fire Established in 1957, the Nevada Division of Forestry has a mission to provide professional natural resource and wildland fire management services to Nevada citizens and visitors to enhance, conserve and protect forest, rangeland and watershed values, endangered plants and other native flora. This exhibit will feature a timeline of activities associated with fire preparedness, resources,  plus restoration and rehabilitation associated with forest fires. Nevada Division of Forestry See More Nevada Division of Forestry - Events - Sparks Museum Nevada Division of Forestry

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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.


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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.