The mine dumps seen all around Virginia City are the largest ones in the world, created by miners working at depths of 3,000 feet.

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Virginia City Attractions

Attracting travelers for over 150 years

In its heyday, Virginia City was "the place" for arts and culture. It boasted visiting celebrities, Shakespearean theater, two newspapers (one of which is where Mark Twain began his famous writing career,) and an opera house. Today, this historical culture is available for all visitors to enjoy. Additionally, Storey County prides itself on offering numerous activities and events throughout the year along with a multitude of museums, restaurants and shops. For those who want to enjoy the outdoors, the surrounding area offers limitless opportunities for hiking, camping, horseback riding, off-road, and bicycling. The following points of interest, are a few of the most popular tourist attractions in Storey County.

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Popular Itineraries & Tours

Walk in the footsteps of past residents and experience the excitement of an Old West mining town. Learn more »

 

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Group Tours

From short, quick group tours, to multi-day travel planning, we have a wide variety of tours to keep everyone in your party happy and entertained. Learn more »

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Museums

Silver and gold made Virginia City an iconic mining town. Experience this rich and colorful history by visiting our many museums. Learn more »

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Weddings

Dressed in Western attire, or full Victorian splendor, lucky couples can enjoy a truly memorable wedding in Virginia City. Learn more »

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Comstock Adventure Pass (Discounted Ticket Packages)

Choose from three discounted ticket packages. All tickets include the V&T Railroad and Virginia City Trolley Tour with special merchant discounts at participating businesses. Learn more »