mine

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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Comstock Kids Club

Stepping in the past, to learn for the future

see you next year!

Youth ages 6 to 12 are invited to be a part of the inaugural Comstock Kids Club in Virginia City. The club is an educational summer activities-driven program that occurs the second Saturday of each month June to September. Kids Club Members receive FREE entry to participating museums and attractions as well as their Comstock Kids Kit. 

fourth ward school 1  st marys art center gold mill   Firemens Museum small
 Fourth Ward School  St.Mary's Art Center  Comstock Gold Mill Fireman's Museum 
 June 10  July 8  August 12 CANCELLED
 Weaving  Watercolor Resistance  Past, Present & Future of Mining  Fire Safety Exploration