Las Vegas has an extensive selection of museums to choose from, some offering a glimpse into the past of this diverse and interesting city and others on the unusual side, something to give you some interactive entertainment during your stay.

Las Vegas Natural History Museum

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a must to see when visiting this city. From mammoth teeth to shark jaw bones and lifelike replicas, this museum showcases a wide variety of animals from our past in a choice of exhibitions. Some of the top exhibitions on display include the Marine Life Gallery, the Prehistoric Gallery and the Treasures of Egypt.

Address: 900 Las Vegas Boulevard North

Nevada State Museum

The Nevada State Museum houses a number of permanent exhibitions which include a choice of artefact’s and information about the area from geology to mining, railroads and so much more.

Address: 3095 Valley View Boulevard

Marjorie Barrick Museum

This art museum is located at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and offers a great selection of contemporary art with a number of temporary Columbian art exhibitions. The museum is home to world renowned art, a chance to soak up the beauty and magnificent masterpieces on display.

Address: 4505 South Maryland Parkway

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas is one of the most popular museums in the city with over one hundred replicas of famous celebrities, all made to size using wax. Set over two floors and spanning 30,000 square feet, the museum offers a range of characters from musicals to comic books and includes A Listers that you can get up close and personal with to have your photograph taken.

Address: 3377 Las Vegas Boulevard South

National Atomic Testing Museum

This museum is an affiliate to the Smithsonian Institute and offers interactive displays with real equipment on show, enabling you to step back in time and experience what it was like during this time in Las Vegas.

Address: 755 East Flamingo Road

The Mob Museum

Organized crime played a very important role in the history of Las Vegas and this interactive museum showcases the history of some of the most famous Las Vegas gangsters. Set over three floors you can enjoy exhibitions about the mob, the myths and so much more.

Address: 300 Stewart Avenue