814 Victorian Ave. Sparks, NV 89431

Accessibility & Acknowledgement Statements

Diversity, Equity and inclusion statement

The Sparks Heritage Foundation and Museum, Inc., dba Sparks Heritage Museum is an organization that exists to support the residents of the City of Sparks and the surrounding Truckee Meadows as well as all students and visitors to the Museum by way of educational exhibits and programs, special events, and community collaborations.

We take pride in telling diverse stories, representing the history and cultures of those that founded and have moved to the City over its more than 115 years of history, and work to provide a welcoming and safe environment for people of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, and nationalities.

The Sparks Heritage Museum organization, staff, and volunteers are prohibited from discriminating against anyone on the basis of language, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, socio-economic status, political beliefs, religion, skin color, mental or physical disability, national origin, or ethnicity, and further denounces any discrimination or violence towards anyone based on the same.

indigenous Land acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the Sparks Museum is situated on the traditional homelands of the Numu (Northern Paiute), Wašiw (Washoe), Newe (Western Shoshone), Nuwu (Southern Paiute) peoples. These lands have been a place of gathering for Indigenous Peoples and we honor the original caretakers. We recognize their deep connections to these places and extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live and learn in this space.