Comstock Adventure Pass


Everyone loves a discount

The Visitors Center is your place to plan your trip with discounts offered to many local attractions through our Comstock Adventure Passes.

A Comstock Adventure Pass is your access pass to embrace the history that fills our museums, experience a mine tour, explore our historic buildings, take a ride on the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad and so much more all at a discounted price.

Choose from five Comstock Adventure Passes or go a la carte and choose from a number of exciting attractions. Learn more about all our attractions here.


Purchase passes at:

Virginia City Visitor Center
86 South C Street (at the corner of C and Taylor Streets)


9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

Pricing and Restrictions


Child pricing is for ages 5 to 12 (except where noted). Ages 4 and under are free.

Since some attractions close for the season starting in October through spring, some passes may not be available.

Purchased tickets do not have to be used on the day of purchase. Some purchased tickets require you to visit the attraction or tour to make arrangements to join a regularly scheduled tour.

Admission is free to the following attractions however a donation is recommended; hours vary:

Gold Hill Hotel
Comstock History Center
Silver Terrace Cemetery
Liberty Engine Company No 1-Comstock Firemen’s Museum
Marshall Mint Museum
St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church & Museum
The Courthouse Slammer & County Museum (open weekdays only)

Adventure Passes
History Pass

Includes: Historic Fourth Ward School & Museum, Mackay Mansion and V&T Railroad.

Available May – October

If the Diesel Train is operating, prices are as follows:

Adult $25.25/Child $13.75

If the Steam Train is operating, prices are as follows:

Adult $28.25/Child $14.75

Silver & Gold Pass

Includes: Chollar Mine Tour, Comstock Gold Mill and Way it Was Museum.

Available May – October

Adult $29.75/Child $13.50

Mucker Pass

Includes: Virginia City Outlaws Comedy Show, Ponderosa Mine Tour and Trolley Tour.

Available May – October

Adult $26.50/Child $14.50

Haunted Pass

Includes: Bats in the Belfry Ghost Tour, Haunted Washoe Club Museum and Tour, and Piper’s Opera House

Available June – October

Adult $27.25/Child (5-16) $16.25

Winter Pass

Includes: Trolley Tour, Ponderosa Mine Tour and Way it Was Museum.

Available November – May

Adult $20.75/Child $8

Individual Attraction Tickets

In addition to the Adventure Passes, tickets to the following attractions may be purchased separately at the Visitors Center.

Bats in the Belfry Ghost Tours (June-October)
By Reservation only. Make advance reservations here. Pay for ticket at the Visitors Center during regular business hours.

Virginia City Outlaws Wild West Comedy Show (May-October) 

Ponderosa Mine Tour
Ticket is good for the regularly scheduled tour; arrange tour directly with the Ponderosa Mine Tour representative.

Historic Fourth Ward School & Museum (May-October) 

The Way it Was Museum 

Piper’s Opera House 
Self-guided tours available. View tour availability schedule here.

Comstock Gold Mill (May-October) 

Chollar Mine Tour (year-round, with exceptions for weather)

Mackay Mansion 
Ticket is good for the regularly scheduled tour; arrange tour directly with the Mackay Mansion representative.

Haunted Washoe Club & Museum
Ticket is good for the regularly scheduled tour; arrange tour directly with the Washoe Club representative.

Saint Mary’s Art Center, formerly St. Mary Louise Hospital (May – October) 

Virginia & Truckee Railroad (May – October) 
Ticket is good for the regularly scheduled train schedule; view the train schedule here.

Virginia City Trolley Tours

Shooting Gallery (year-round)

Shoaf’s Ghost Town (year-round)

* The V&T Railroad train pricing options are provided based on the two options the trains that run and are determined the day of by the train operators and not by the Visitors Center.

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