We visited St. Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church twice in the last year. The first time last September, we were taking a tour of the church and museum, while our son and his then fiancee' met with the priest. The museum is small but filled with a multitude of historic items that are fascinating and the church volunteer had... 更多
You can se St Mary's for miles, and the view from the church is wonderful. There is an interesting museum and gift shop inside the beautiful church.
This surprisingly large church and interesting small museum offer a good perspective on life in Virginia City, as it was and as it is today. No matter what their denomination, we always take guests here to get an idea of the flip side of saloon and casino life, purchase a book on the town, and visit the museum around back.... 更多
What a beautiful church. Tour the church but do not miss the museum downstairs. We were so fortunate to have Pat as our guide. He gave so much incredible history.... this was one of my favorite activities. From the mad monks, to the vase that was stolen over a 100years ago by a clepto wedding guest and returned just a... 更多
Took the tour at the church and it was very informative and neat ! The Organ is especially wonderful and the stained glass is amazing !
Even if you are not religious I still highly recommend stopping by this church. When you walk inside and see the stained glass windows and some of the paintings and architecture in the building it is a sight to see. You can feel the history and emotions when you walk through the door.