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Archives Tours: Home

Image of open signThe Nevada State Archives offers scheduled tours to the public, organizations, businesses, tourists and government personnel as part of our departmental mission to enrich the lives of citizens and visitors to the state of Nevada.  Our tours can be specialized to meet the interests of each group.

Tours are available from 8 a.m. -5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except state holidays.  Tours are generally 45-60 minutes and provide an overview of the history and functions of Nevada State Government; description of the formats of archival records and a showing of samples from the archives’ holdings.

To schedule a tour 
Please contact Cynthia Laframboise, the State Archives Manager at

(775) 684-3319


Tour Policy 

  • In order to safeguard important materials, food and drink are restricted to the lobby or meeting rooms.
  • School groups: One faculty member or adult must accompany every eight students.
  • Accommodations for the physically handicapped, open questions-and-answers, hands-on demonstrations, or very large groups may increase the time needed to tour areas.Please notify us in advance of your needs and interests.
  • Restrooms and drinking fountains are located on the floor.
  • Vehicles are not allowed on the Capitol Mall.   Free parking is “first-come, first served” in lots nearby. Buses can load and unload passengers directly in front of the Supreme Court Building (next door and just south on Stewart Street), but cannot park in pull-offs.  The covered parking garage at the corner of 5th and Stewart streets is free.
  • For group tours exceeding 10 people or for customized tours, a minimum of two weeks advance notice is required.
  • If at any time you need to cancel a tour, please call (775) 684-3310.