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The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a private, non-profit institution dedicated to educating the children, adults and families of the community in the natural sciences - both past and present. Through its interactive exhibits, educational programs and the preservation of its collections, the Museum strives to instill an understanding and appreciation of the world's wildlife, ecosystems and cultures. In 2013, the Museum was accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
The National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) is a national science, history and educational institution that tells the story of America’s nuclear weapons testing program at the Nevada Test Site and beyond. From Atomic Age culture to scientific and technological advances during the latter part of the 20th Century, the museum uses lessons of the past and present to better understand the extent and effect of nuclear testing on worldwide nuclear deterrence and geo-political history. Its collections and activities are inseparably linked to serve a diverse public of varied ages, backgrounds and knowledge, and showcase some of the rarest artifacts relating to the nation’s atomic testing program. The museum is supported by the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation and presented in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
The Nevada State Museum offers an interactive visitor experience that interprets the history of Nevada dating back millions of years to the present. Across a 13,000 square-foot permanent exhibit gallery visitors will find how geology shaped the Great Basin and Nevada, learn of the early flora and fauna that roamed this once great sea. Hear the story of Native Americans, pioneers, early settlers, miners, railroaders, ranchers and entrepreneurs. Learn about the Hoover Dam, the atomic era and the rise of Las Vegas as the resort capital of the world. The museum also features a research library, educational labs and a store.
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement, is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas. Housed in the very first U.S. Post Office and Courthouse in Las Vegas, the building was restored and re-purposed to bring you the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement. The Mob Museum presents an exciting, detailed view of the Mob’s impact across America, in Las Vegas and other parts of the world. It also showcases the heroic achievements of law enforcement to bring down the Mob. With tales so intriguing they need no embellishment, the Museum reveals an insider’s look at the events and people on both sides of this continuing battle. True stories of Mob history are brought to life in a bold, contemporary style through engaging exhibits and multi-sensory experiences. The Mob Museum puts the visitor in the middle of the action through high-tech theater presentations, authentic, one-of-a-kind artifacts and interactive exhibits.
Located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the Barrick Museum is a well-known venue for engaging exhibitions and events. Serving both the university student body and the wider Las Vegas community. The museum is open 6 days a week (closed on Sundays) for individual and family visitors, as well as schools and tour groups; there is no charge for visiting the museum through donations are accepted.