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Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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Address: 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone Number: 702-384-3466
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This museum has exhibits ranging from dinosaurs to Nevada wildlife to a...

This museum has exhibits ranging from dinosaurs to Nevada wildlife to a live shark exhibit.

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A good little museum

This is a good place to spend a quiet hour or so. Most of the natural history exhibits are pretty dated but still informative. The highlight is the Egypt/King Tut exhibit. This... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
Keith T
Louisville, Kentucky

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This place is about a twenty minute walk from Fremont street. The admission fee is $10 so not overly expensive and is based over two floors. It has lots of stuffed animals and a small exhibition on Tutankhamen and ancient Egypt. Interesting place to visit although there's not a great deal to see, but worth $10 all the same. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Having been to many natural history museums, this is one of the least impressive ones. On the other hand, admission is only $10, and it is a decent break from the strip. Can't imagine spending more than an hour though. The Neon Museum is nearby, so make sure to visit that as well.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This is a good place to spend a quiet hour or so. Most of the natural history exhibits are pretty dated but still informative. The highlight is the Egypt/King Tut exhibit. This reminds me of a touring exhibit, but here you can see it cheaper than elsewhere.

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Tyler, Texas
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Very well done museum of artifacts. We enjoyed the variety of subjects displayed. The Dinosaur exhibit was especially interesting as well as the Egyptian era exhibits. Well worth the trip to spend a few hours here.

Thank caper2
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I were in Las Vegas and thought it might be cool to do the non touristy stuff. We decided to see some museums. This was one on our list. First let me tell you that this place is not anywhere near the strip and not easy to get to. It is close to Fremont St but probably... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

They look like they are trying. But most of the displays look like they were created in the 70s. It would be nice if you were told when the display was actually created or at least when it was last updated. I wanted to pull out my phone and do some fact checking. Still, a nice break from the hustle... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was our first trip to Las Vegas on the way down to Mesa, AZ. We didn't know what to expect and the first day spent wandering the hot, stinky, disgusting Strip was horrible. I was ready to leave that day, but we'd booked the hotel for 2 nights. We finally wised up the 2nd day and got OFF the... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The museum offered an excellent interaction experience for all children and even the adults seemed to be enjoying. The area where you can watch the scientist work on the artifacts is extremely interesting. As someone commented, some of the animal and marine life exhibits needed money spent on them, but they were obviously well maintained, just extremely old. Well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

While visiting Las Vegas in April, we wanted to do something away from the strip that was family friendly and "found" the museum. We were very impressed by its size and the quality of the exhibits and spent about 3-4 hours enjoying everything it had to offer.

Thank lovesh
Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The museum really needs some updating, especially to its live animal tanks. The snakes barely had any room, the sharks and rays had only a small dirty tank to swim in. Lots of rust and growth in the little tanks. The Egypt exhibit was fairly interesting, but it would have been helpful to have more information as to what was... More 

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