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Fourth Ward School Museum

South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-0975
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History, Education, and a cute giftshop

Step back in history, and visit one of the oldest standing schools in VC. The curator is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Good experience

My husband and I ate lunch here whilst spending some time in Virginia City. An old time saloon with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janice L
Perth, Australia
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South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-0975
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Step back in history, and visit one of the oldest standing schools in VC. The curator is very knowledgeable and friendly. We were able to walk the school on our own and check out the rooms / history of the school. This is a must...More

1  Thank pidaua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch here whilst spending some time in Virginia City. An old time saloon with decor to reflect the old era. Food was great and staff very helpful

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Excellent old school beautifully preserved; with old class room settings, historical perspective of education in 1800's; worth a visit if you are into history and education.

Thank Allrelative
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This was my third trip to Virginia City but first time actually going into this museum. Many of the museums in the city are underwhelming but I enjoyed the Fourth Ward. There's a school room you can actually walk through that's set up like it...More

2  Thank jenlan23
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Really enjoyed this museum. As other reviews have noted, it is an excellent example of a late 19th and early 20th century schoolhouse. There is also a 20 minute film that provides a wonderful overview of the importance of Virginia City to the growth and...More

1  Thank TimeTraveler_800
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My wife and I love to visit this old school. The school is multi storied building that is in original condition inside. When you visit the classrooms you can see where the desk rows were, and where the kids had worn indentations into the floor...More

Thank LMotto
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Wonderful old school, one of a kind. Step back into time and feel what it must of been like for a teacher/student so long ago. Great self tour.

Thank TamiF1011
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This city is a throwback in time. If you are there, it is good to see what this school looked like during its time.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 14 January 2017

What a beautiful school! And sooo much history! Every level is unique and has interesting stories. Everything was wood, floors, walls...everything! Just stunning

1  Thank themermaidrach
Reviewed 15 October 2016

It is worth the five dollar entrance fee to visit this old schoolhouse museum. There were several displays of pictures, photographs, and artifacts related to the history of the school, community, culture, and mining life of Virginia City. Our favorite display was the mining exhibit...More

1  Thank jim954
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Greg M
21 May 2017|
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Response from themermaidrach | Reviewed this property |
Yes, however if you go to the visitors center first, you can purchase any tickets there for a discount!