Plan Your Visit

Operating Hours are 10 am to 6 pm 7 days a week between Memorial Day weekend (May 28, 2022) and Labor Day (September 5, 2022). The Nevada City Old Town Museum and Music Hall has extended hours. Call 406.843.5247 between 8 am and 5 pm on weekdays to make a group reservation or schedule a school field trip or for questions about our attractions. You can leave a message if no one is available. 

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Check out these additional resources for more information on lodging, dining, events and activities.

Thank you for investing in preserving Montana's Heritage for future generations. 

All revenue from these educational activities goes towards the preservation and operational expenses associated with Virginia City and Nevada City, Montana.


Village Pump and Information Center

Come fuel up at the newly restored gas station. Our prices are competitive and earned revenue will go towards the preservation of Virginia City and Nevada City, Montana.  

The Information Center is attached to the gas station. Stop in and learn about Virginia and Nevada Cities history. Find out what current attractions and accommodations are available. 

Village Pump

Virginia City Depot
Virginia City Depot and Visitor Information Center

413 West Wallace Street

Home to the Alder Gulch Shortline Railroad, Gift Store, & Montana Heritage Commission (MHC) Visitor Information Center on the lower (west) edge of Virginia City along Highway. Public restrooms are available at this location. All tickets and passes sold at this location.    

River of Gold
River of Gold

1559 MT Hwy 287

(In between Virginia City and Nevada City)

Passes and tickets for gold panning are available from this location.

Map to Virginia City

Make Virginia City and Nevada City your  "Must See"   Stop between the National Parks.  
It is only about 90 miles from the Yellowstone Park Entrance.

Mileage to Virginia City

Big Sky  85 Miles
Bozeman  70 Miles
Butte  80 Miles
Dillon  60 Miles
Ennis  14 Miles
Nevada City 1.5 Miles
Sheridan, MT  20 Miles
Three Forks  65 Miles
West Yellowstone  90 Miles








Nearest Airports

Gallatin Field Airport (BZN) - Bozeman, Montana
Bert Mooney Airport (BTM) - Butte, Montana