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Nevada City Ghost Town

Open Now: 10:00 - 06:00
Open today: 10:00 - 06:00
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Great Breakfast Stop

I can't seem to find separate sections so I'll write it here. The hotel has an excellent little... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
TravelNutKase
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Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
via mobile
Great stop

This was a fun stop for our family on our road trip. The living history museum was great. We stayed... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Jennifer M
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Redmond, Washington
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Relive the excitement of the Gold Rush era in Montana. The outdoor museum in Nevada City houses one of the largest collections of Old West artifacts outside the Smithsonian and has one hundred 1863 to early 1900 buildings. The museum entrance is...more
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1578 MT Hwy 287, Nevada City, MT 59755
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I can't seem to find separate sections so I'll write it here. The hotel has an excellent little coffee shop. Had the boardwalk latte which had cinnamon and honey in it. Came with a little piece of chocolate on the side. Next door was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

This was a fun stop for our family on our road trip. The living history museum was great. We stayed in the cabins in town - its very quiet at night. It was a great experience.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jennifer M
MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Nevada City, Montana. Nevada City is lucky to have the Nevada City Hotel and Cabins to offer a place for the visiting public to stay in historic buildings. Located far from city lights,...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

You could easily spend most of a day here learning about life in the 1800's and riding the train to Virginia City. They have a great collection of buildings set up like an old town with furnishings, tools and everything that would have been there....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Nevada City this summer. In fact, Nevada City houses one of the largest collections of Old West artifacts outside the Smithsonian. We are so thankful for the ability to have Nevada City open to the public between Memorial Day...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We really enjoyed Nevada City Ghost Town, unlike Bannack Ghost Town, you aren't able to walk through the buildings, but it was really cool that they were staged with furnishings. There were also several volunteers dressed in the clothing of the time, and they were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbara L
MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for visiting Nevada City, MT this summer. Our living history volunteers are dressed up and living in the town like it was back in 1865. We are thankful to have these volunteers on Saturdays and Sundays between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

This was a village aling Alder gulch of the famous 1863-65 hold rudh that gave birth to montana.. This Bannock and Virgina city are gems of historic persevation.. with costumed living history on werkends!More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We agree, that Nevada City, Virginia City, and Bannock are all gems of historic preservation. We are so lucky to have volunteers on the weekends to interpret the history of the town. The town comes alive when people are living in the homes and working...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is an entire working village of the recreation of the years of 1864-65. with children adults all in period costumes. Every weekend has a differen theme or events Only on werkends are the reinactors ( costumed inhabinants)there. An amazing museum of caliopes and othe...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

We are so happy to hear that you were able to step into Montana's past by visiting Nevada City. On weekends we have volunteer interpreters dressed like its 1865 and living in the town. Across the street from the museum entrance is the train barn...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

They do an excellent job of preserving and honoring the towns history. They had several building that were set up like they were in the towns early history, that visitors could visit for free.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for visiting Nevada City, MT. To enter the town there is an admissions fee of $8 for adults and $6 for youth/seniors on week days. However, we do have several buildings open to the public for free if you don't have enough time...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We took the train ride (small work train - not a steam engine) from Virginia City to Nevada City, The 2 and a half year old with us and the other children on the train ( probably in the 5 to 10 year old range)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for visiting Nevada City, MT. Sounds like you were really able to experience all it has to offer on your Sunday Funday! There are different events scheduled every weekend in the summer when there are interpreters living and working in the town. The...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

We stayed one night in the adjacent Nevada City Hotel and went to this living history museum. When you buy a family pass from the train station in Virginia City, you get free admission (as well as 10% discounts at a lot of the businesses...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our Family Day Pass. If you are staying at a hotel in town you receive the pass for a discounted price of $79. (Normally priced at $99) The Family Day Pass includes unlimited rides on the...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

All the buildings in this open air museum are perfectly decorated and each worth a visit. The automatons (automatic playing music instruments) are really fantastic. The music brings every one in a good mood. Ther are actors who tell you the story of the wild...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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MTHeritageCommission, Guest Relations Manager at Nevada City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Nevada City. The living history interpreters add so much to the visitor experience. They bring the ghost town to life so that you can really see how life was back in the 1860s. The Music...More

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roscoes19
11 March 2018|
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Response from MTHeritageCommission | Property representative |
Nevada City is only open from Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day. During the winter you can park and walk the fence line. You will not be able to go past the fence line to the center of town since it is closed. Across the... More
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rosr57
11 August 2015|
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Response from MTHeritageCommission | Property representative |
The Nevada City Museum is open seven days a week from Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day every year.
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Mike B
22 February 2015|
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Response from MTHeritageCommission | Property representative |
Weekdays - $8 adults / $6 youth & senior / 4 and under free Weekends/holidays - $10 adults / $8 youth & senior / 4 and under free
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