814 Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV 89431

The Sparks Museum and Cultural Center is Closed Until December 3, 2020.

paddles THE SPARKS HERITAGE MUSEUM HAS CLOSED 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! UNTIL DECEMBER 3rd, 2020. Sparks Museum & Cultural Center Sparks Fire Department - A Light in This Community SPARKS FIRE DEPARTMENT
A LIGHT IN THIS COMMUNITY
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.

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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