In the 1860s, the deepest mineshaft in the world was in Virginia City. Dug by pick and shovel, it was over 3,000 feet deep.

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About Virginia City Tourism Commission (VCTC)

The Virginia City Tourism Commission Is The Official Destination Marketing Organization For Virginia City And Storey County

Our mission is to market this historic area for tourism purposes. We want to entice and encourage you to visit our area from wherever you live in the world. Remember the Bonanza television show? This is the place that the legendary Ben, Hoss, Adam and Lil' Joe rode in to for supplies or a night out on the town. Come by our Visitors Center and be treated to a great welcome and orientation to our area. Stop in for city maps, brochures, Comstock Adventure Pass discount tickets and information for our fun and exciting events.  Spend the day, stay the night.

Group Tour Operators, Tour Companies, Meeting & Incentive Planners please contact Katie Demuth at KDemuth@storeycounty.org

Visitor Information Desk: (775) 847-7500 or (800) 718-SLVR (7587)
Administration Office: (775) 847-7500
Administration Fax: (775) 847-7507
Street Address: 86 South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 920, Virginia City, NV 89440
Email: visitorinfo@StoreyCounty.org

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas
Lost & Found:  If you lost an item during your visit to Virginia City, please click HERE