The Board of Directors set the following dates and times for the 2022 tour season of the Historic Nevada State Prison. Each tour day will have tours at 10.00, 11.00, noon, and 1.00pm. The 22 tour dates are:– Saturdays: 7, 21, and 28 May; 4 and 18 June; 2 and 16 July; 6 and 20 August; 3 and 17 September; 1, 15, and 29 October.– Sundays: 29 May; 3 July; 4 September; and 30 October.– Mondays: 30 May; 4 July; and 5 September.– Friday: 28 October. Please note that tickets for the May through August tours are completely sold out.September … Read More
Nevada State Prison Preservation Society (NSPPS) will hold its General Membership Meeting on Saturday, 13 November, starting at 10.00 am.For the details, check out October’s The CellHouse Snitch, available here. To join NSPPS, please visit our Membership page, here. All of the details are there, including a “fillable” form that you can email back to us. And, for your convenience, we accept credit cards through PayPal.
Our 2021 Tour Season has ended. We had tours on 20 days from May through October, and delighted over 1,000 visitors.We thank everybody who toured our historic site this season, and extend gratitude beyond words to our dedicated corps of volunteers that made the tour season possible. Our 2022 will start in May. Please check out the Tours Page for news and updates about next season.
We had 144 tickets available for a special event on Nevada Day 2020. All 144 tickets were issued overnight, and we had 60 additional groups on our waitlist before we closed it. We have preserved the waitlist for future events. Rest assured, we are working on providing additional opportunities to experience the historic Nevada State Prison site. We’ll keep in touch with the names on our waitlist and the many others that have contacted us about future events. We appreciate your patience!
‘The Mustang,’ the movie shot at Nevada State Prison in 2017, made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival and is currently in limited release in several cities, including San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s scheduled for general release on March 29. Here’s the trailer: Executive producer is Robert Redford, and the film was directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. The studio describes the plot: “Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his violent past, is required to participate in an “outdoor maintenance” program as part of his state-mandated social rehabilitation. Spotted by … Read More
The NSPPS Membership Committee welcomed Barbara Parish as a Lifetime Member on April 28 and four new members including Karyn Clemmensen on April 30, Debbe Nye on July 28 and Lawrence J. Fowler and Joseph M. Gerardi on April 14. Our total membership is now 47, including four organizations and 37 lifetime members. Consider giving a membership As we head into the season of giving, consider a membership for one of your favorite people to help us grow to support our valuable National Historic Registered Nevada State Prison. Yearly dues are affordable at $25 per person, $20 for seniors, students … Read More