Comstock Firemen's Museum

125 South C Street
Virginia City, NV 89440
Phone: 775-847-0717

Hours: May - October; Daily, 10 AM to 4 PM; November-December: Open on weekends, as weather and attendant availability permits

Admission: Admission is free, donation accepted.

Website: www.comstockfiremuseum.com

The purpose of the museum organization is to preserve the old Virginia City Fire Station, and renovate it for use as the charitable and educational Comstock Firemen’s Museum; to administer the Comstock Firemen’s Museum; and to preserve and administer the Virginia Exempt Fire Association Cemetery. The Comstock Firemen’s Museum will preserve, collect, record and exhibit the artifacts and history of the fire companies and departments of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Storey County, and surrounding area fire departments; to interpret the sociological, economic and technological influences on those fire and emergency services through its development; to serve as a memorial to the volunteer and career individuals who have dedicated their lives to the fire and emergency services; and to interpret the culture and the various facets of fire and emergency service life from its conception to the present.

 

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Interior of the Comstock Firemen's Museum
(photo courtesy of the Comstock Firemen's Museum)

Getting to the Comstock Firemen's Museum