City/Hoover Dam Museum:
444 Hotel Plaza, Boulder City. This must-see museum was established
for the preservation of historical artifacts relating to the
workers and construction of the Hoover Dam. Free movie screening
of "The Construction of Hoover Dam". Open daily
from 10 am to 4 pm. Call 294-1988.
Clark County Heritage Museum:
1830 S. Boulder Hwy. Open daily 9 am to 4:30 pm, $1.50 adults,
$1 senior citizens and children 3-15; children under three
Free. Call 455-7955.
Guinness World of Records Museum:
2780 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Over 30 exhibits bring to life
the incredible world records, amazing feats and facts from
the famous "Guinness Book of Records." Open daily
from 9 am to 6 pm, $4.95 adults, $3.95 seniors and students,
$2.95 children ages 5-12, children under 5 Free. Call 792-3766.
King Tut Museum:
3900 Las Vegas Blvd South. Inside the Luxor Hotel. Tour an
exact replica of one of the greatest finds of the century;
the tomb of King Tutankhamen recreated just as Howard Carter
found it in 1992. Open from 9 am to 11 pm. Call 262-4000.
Las Vegas Art Museum:
Three exhibit areas feature local and international artists.
The museum is located in the northwest area of Las Vegas in
Lorenzi Park. Open 10 am to 3 pm, Sunday Free. Call 647-4300.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum:
900 N. Las Vegas Blvd. View live sharks in a 3000 gallon tank.
Also visit a hands-on room for children with animated dinosaurs
and an interaction wildlife room with an extensive wildlife
art collection. Open daily 9 am to 4 pm; $5.50 for adults;
$4.50 for seniors, students over 13, and military. $3.00 for
children 4-12. FREE for children 3 and under and museum members.
Group rates are also available Call 384-3466.
1775 E. Tropicana Ave. A Vegas staple, this museum boasts
one of the world's rarest piano collections as well as Liberace's
many custom automobiles and a close-up look at the million-dollar
wardrobe of Liberace. Open daily 10 am to 5 pm, Sundays from
1 to 5 pm, adults $6.50; seniors $4.50; students $3.50; children
6-12 $2; under 6 free. Call 798-5595.
Lied Discovery Children's Museum:
833 N. Las Vegas Blvd. This museum features interactive Arts
and Sciences exhibits geared toward children. Open Tuesday & Thursday thru Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday
from 10 am to 7 pm and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Closed Monday.
$5 for adults, $4 for seniors & children 12-17 and $3
for children ages 3-11. Call 382-5437.
Lost City Museum of Archaelogy:
721 S. Moapa Valley Blvd. It is officially known as Pueblo Grande de Nevada and is situated on a pre-historic Anasazi Indian site and exhibits large collection of Puebloan artifacts. You will also see full scale reconstruction Puebloan houses on site. Open daily 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 702-397-2193.
Magic & Movie Hall Of Fame:
3555 Las Vegas Blvd South. (At O'Sheas Casino). Witness a
spectacular multi-million dollar exhibit of magic, movie and
ventriloquist memorabilia. Afternoon mini-magic shows at 2,
3 & 4 pm are included with admission. Open Wednesday thru
Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm, closed Monday & Tuesday. Gift
store and antique arcade hall open. Admission is $4.95 for
adults and $3 for children 12 & under. Call 737-1343 or
Marjorie Barrick Museum Of Natural History:
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. UNLV, enter at Harmon and Swenson.
Exhibits include live desert reptiles, mammals, insects, archaeology
and anthropology of the Southwest. Open Monday thru Friday
8 am to 4:45 pm, Saturday 10 am to 2 pm Free Call 895-3381.
Nevada State Museum:
700 Twin Lakes Drive in Lorenzi Park. This museum features
permanent exhibits on regional and natural history. Other
exhibits include bats and venomous reptiles of Southern Nevada.
Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission is $2 for adults & children under 18 are Free. Call 486-5205.
Stateline at Primm Nevada/California border. The Bonnie &
Clyde "Death Car" that the original 1930's robber
team were captured and killed in by the FBI is on display.
Also featured is a restored 1931 classic armored Lincoln that
was custom built for gangster Dutch Schultz Free Admission.