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From family fun, to great laughs and good times. Here is our list of memory makers in the Alder Gulch area. Click on the names below to reveal more information. Check out the Virginia City Calendar of Events for special events happening this summer. 

Virginia City Railroad Train Fares
Adult Round Trip $10
Adult One Way $8
Youth(4-11)/Senior(65+) Round Trip $8
Youth/Senior One Way $6
Groups of 6+ Round Trip $8 each
Children 3 and Under Free

Check out our packages and specials!
Reservations are required for Pass Holder


The Virginia City Shortline train runs between Virginia City and Nevada City daily between Memorial Day and Labor Day. For more information check out Virginia City Railroad page.

Historic firetruck used for tours of Virginia City

Enjoy a tour of Virginia City's vibrant past in an historic truck. Learn more...

The Brewery Follies

The Brewery Follies offers live adult comedy in a historic old brewery setting. This popular attraction is by telephone reservation only. Visit the Brewery Follies web site for more information!

Living History in Virginia City

Relive the 1860s by walking through the Nevada City museums.

River of Gold

Pan for Gold, at the River of Gold, located on Highway 287 between Virginia City and Nevada City. See the outdoor exhibits of mining equipment highlighting the Mount Vernon dredge. Find unique gifts, rocks and panning supplies. Call 406-843-5247 for details!


The Illustrious Virginia City Players

Founded in 1948, the Virginia City Players Theatre Company performs authentic 19th century melodramas and a varied, vigorous vagary of vivacious vaudeville variety acts in the Virginia City Opera House. The Opera House itself was originally called the old Stone Barn Theatre, since it was converted from a livery stable into a reproduction of a 19th century theatre! Reservations are required. Visit the Virginia City Players web site for more information.

Train Schedule
May 29, 2021 - Sept. 6, 2021 (limited capacity)

Virginia City

Nevada City

  10:30 am
11:00 am 11:30 am
12:00 pm 12:30 pm
1:00 pm 1:30 pm
2:00 pm 2:30 pm
3:00 pm 3:30 pm
4:00 pm 4:30 pm
5:00 pm 5:30 pm
6:00 pm  
Reservations required made at time of ticket purchase.  
Note: Train does not run in bad weather

Virginia City Boardwalk

Take a stroll down Virginia City's boardwalk, shop, and get a taste for what it was like to live in this historic mining town!

Thompson-Hickman Museum in Virginia City, Montana

The Thompson-Hickman museum was built in the roaring 1920s and is home to many of Virginia City's best artifacts!

Hours: 11:00am - 5:30pm Daily

Located at 220 East Wallace Street. Virginia City, Montana

Phone: 406-843-5238