Today we venture off the Las Vegas Strip for a day in Downtown Las Vegas to Explore, Discover and Experience Las Vegas and Nevada history.
Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort Historic State Park – The Old Mormon Fort is the site of the 1855 pioneer settlement that became known as Las Vegas.
Neon Museum – Las Vegas – The Boneyard returns you to the days of neon in Las Vegas. The architectural design of neon signage were the marquee of earlier Las Vegas hotels, motels, restaurants and businesses.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum – An interactive experience for families. Learn as you journey through a Rainforest; examine the dinosaur’s exhibit; and view animals in the African Savannah Gallery.
The Mob Museum – The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement takes you on a journey of authentic real life crime stories in Las Vegas and around the globe.
Springs Preserve – A wonderful destination for a family outing. Stroll through the botanical garden; visit Boom Town, a recreated streetscape of early 20th C Las Vegas. The interactive and interpretive displays will educate you about life in the Mojave Desert.
Nevada State Museum – Las Vegas – Examine exhibits of natural and human history in the Silver State. Learn the history of legalized gaming in Las Vegas and Nevada; view exhibits of casino showgirl costumes; and learn how the railroad put Las Vegas on the map.
National Atomic Testing Museum – Learn about America’s nuclear weapons testing at the Nevada Test Site.
Lost City Museum of Archaeology – An archaeological site and repository for artifacts from the early Ancestral Puebloan period of the Virgin River Anasazi. This hidden treasure, one hour north of Las Vegas, invites those curious about ancient civilizations in America.
To learn more about any of these museums or to book a tour please contact Art Chesmore here…