Visitor Center & Museum

Both newcomers and veteran visitors alike can learn more about the Lake’s fascinating history and its native inhabitants, the Paiute Indian tribe, at the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitor Center. The museum has various displays and that detail the intricate tribal history, culture and allow visitors a little insight as to why the Paiute people hold the lake and its surrounding landscape so sacred.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday thru Saturday

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed Sunday and Monday


Billie Jean Guerrero
Museum Director
709 State Street
P. O. Box 256
Nixon, NV 89424
(775) 574-1088


Closed to observe the following holidays:


New Year's Day – Jan. 1

Martin Luther King Day – 3rd Monday in January

President's Day – 3rd Monday in February

Pyramid Lake War Memorial – 3rd Friday in May

Memorial Day – last Monday in May

Independence Day – July 4

Labor Day – 1st Monday in September

Indian Day – 4th Friday in September

Nevada Day – last Friday in October

Veteran's Day – Nov. 11

Thanksgiving Day – 4th Thursday in November

Family Day – 4th Friday in November

Christmas Day – Dec. 25