Carson City, Nevada
The Chinese American settlement in Carson City was at one point the largest Chinatown in Nevada. Its growth and decline mirrored the mining industry boom and bust as well as the enactment of Chinese Exclusion Laws by the United States. Celebrate Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage at the Nevada State Museum located at the historic Carson City Mint. Twenty galleries of one-of-a-kind exhibitions showcasing diverse collections tell the fascinating Silver State story.
Nevada State Museum, Carson City.
Highlights: While the Nevada State Museum itself does not have much on display related to the Asian Pacific American presence in Nevada, their collection includes rich archives and archaeological findings available for research through the museum and the state library and archives.