- We follow the Nevada State Reopening Guidelines and ask all visitors to follow proper social distancing and wear face coverings.
- Per Governor’s Mandate, as of June 26th, face coverings are required in public in Nevada.
- Our park is open for walking tours only. Please check in outside the Visitor Center. You can walk or drive to the Visitor Center.
- Our Visitor Center is closed for your safety. Park staff will meet you outside.
- Admission for walking tours is FREE until we can fully open again.
- While we are usually a hands-on museum, we kindly ask you to not touch artifacts during this time.
- Guided Polaris Tours are temporarily unavailable. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
- Please bring water, wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes, and dress appropriately. We are at an elevation of over 6,000 feet on the side of a mountain. You will be exposed to sun and high winds.
- Our staff is dedicated to your safety and will clean facilities daily. We are providing hand sanitizer upon your arrival.
- We continue to update our indoor exhibits during this time. Be sure to come back when we are back to full operations again.
Experience the Tonopah Historic Mining Park~
The Tonopah Historic Mining Park is located on the site of the original mining claims that started the rush to Tonopah, making it “Queen of the Silver Camps”.
Jim and Belle Butler’s strike in 1900 brought the United States into the 20th Century, and many of the mining processing techniques developed during that time are still being used today.
The park encompasses portions of four of the original major mining companies and covers more than 100 acres. This rich history is brought to life through preserved and restored equipment and buildings, historic exhibits, video presentations (in our on-site theater), and a self-guided tour. Learn More…
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