The Mackay Mansion is family owned and operated for over 15 years now.  

Built in 1859 by the Hearst family the Mackay Mansion allows people to step back in time into a real victorian era mansion.  It is one of the few remaining original structures and survived both the major fires.  It also is one of the few building with original furniture, carpet, wall paper, chandeliers, and much more! 


The Mackay Mansion was owned by John Mackay during the one of the biggest silver strikes in history.  The four Silver Kings of Virginia City, John Mackay, James Fair, James Flood, and William O'Brien, conducted all their mining business inside the Mackay Mansion mining office. Here we give people a chance to see exactly what the victorian life style was like! Please give us a call or email for any questions you may have.    


Paranormal Activity:  Many people claim to have experienced a paranormal encounter on th property.  Especially in the office and the third floor.  We have plenty of evidence to show our guests.    

The little girl in white: A young girl is believed to be roaming around the third floor of the Mackay Mansion and is usually found in her favorite room with the rocking horse.  Johnny Depp while filming one of his earlier movies Dead Man stayed on the third floor in Mackay's bedroom and claims to have seen her running about the third floor during his stay. 

The two robbers: One night at the Mackay long ago, two men tried to break into the vault where the gold, silver, and miner payroll was kept.  Upon trying to enter they were both shot a killed at the entrance to the vault. Many people claim to have interacted with these spirits inside the vault.  



Hello! I am the tour guide at The Mackay Mansion and can help you with anything you need here at the mansion. 

Hi, I am the manager here at the Mackay Mansion and can assist with anything you need here at the mansion. 

Connor Bills



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