Our Archives & Research Center continues to be available, via phone or email, for your research inquires and possible donation collections. Should you need to reach us, please call (775) 847-0975 and leave a message.
* Though the Historic Fourth Ward School Museum is normally closed to the public for the winter season, our staff and volunteers continue to follow all guidelines issued by the CDC and the Governor’s Office.
The Historic Fourth Ward School & Museum is a unique setting for both large and small events and enhances the success of your endeavor. Experience the mystique of the Comstock and the inspiration of a National Historic Landmark through offering this spectacular venue for your event.
One look out the east windows tells you that you are in a special place. Your guests and attendees will appreciate your thoughtfulness in choosing a venue that separates them from the rush and crowding of the big city and the distraction of their workplace.
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This great hall seats an audience of 100 comfortably or accommodates tables for up to 65 for a grand buffet or sit-down meal. Restored in 2001, the room gives you a look of at the original 1876 design. This large, contiguous space is perfect for receptions, meetings, lunches and other special events. The view from this room is breathtaking and unobstructed out to the eastern horizon.
This room is perfect for smaller meetings comfortably seating up to 40 people.
The catering kitchen is state-of-the-art with commercial ice-maker, warming oven and refrigerator. It has ample preparation space and an expansive commercial sink area. Located adjacent to the elevator with easy access to all meeting spaces, it also has a six-foot high, multiple tray holder to speed service to any room in the building.
In 2004 the original “Water Closet” tower was rebuilt. The school was a model for bathroom facilities in 1876 with in-door plumbing and flush toilets. The modern bathrooms harken back to the days of the Comstock.
The Historic Fourth Ward School Archives and Research Center holds collections and records that document Comstock history from 1875 to current day. The collection includes: Genealogy information: historic photographs of students who attended the Fourth War...Read More
Mission Statement: To connect people to the relevance and importance of the Comstock story through its authentic preservation, interpretive exhibits and programs, and archival resources. Goals: To support the preservation, in any form, of the heritage of, s...Read More
Become a friend of the Fourth Ward School Museum and become a member. Annual Membership Categories: $30 Primary Schooler (Individual) $50 Middle Schooler (Dual) $100 High Schooler $250 Teacher $500 Principal $1,000 Superintendent $2,500 Bell Rin...Read More