The White Pine Public Museum was opened on August 1, 1959 with the help and donations of many citizens in White Pine County.

Exhibits include:

  • A jail cell from the old Ely City Jail.
  • The original one-room school house from Baker, Nevada.
  • A historic doll collection.
  • The bones of two giant short-faced bears (Arctodus simus).
  • A historic bell from Hamiliton, Nevada (now a ghost town).
  • Early record books of White Pine County and businesses.
  • A mineral collection which contains a wide variety of copper ore samples, petrified woods, fossils of ancient marine life and a collection of polished rocks.
  • A well drilling rig.
  • The historic “4th of July” mural on the side of the museum.
  • And much more!

Visit their website for more information!

 

http://www.wpmuseum.org/