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Las Vegas Natural History Museum

Neighborhood: Downtown
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Address: 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone Number: 702-384-3466
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Description: 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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Loved this museum

We highly recommend this museum we spent 3 hours there. So much to see it wasn't busy so we were able to read and do all the activities.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We highly recommend this museum we spent 3 hours there. So much to see it wasn't busy so we were able to read and do all the activities.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

my son and I where looking for something to do and stumbled on the LV natural history museum. I was pleasantly surprised. No comparison to the Smithsonian but I was surprised LV had a natural Museum at all. Geared toward children but it was a nice afternoon.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The museum was a great way to spend half a day on our boys birthday and he has such great memories of his 8th birthday in Vegas from the UK. Dont expect it to rival the British Natural History Museum, but it is a truly great day out !

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My father brought me here when i was young i loved it so much. Everything was very exciting as they have many things for you to interact with. The museum usually changes some things or improve every few months or so. I still go to this museum and take my nieces whenever they come to visit and they love it!... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is not the Smithsonian, by any means. But, I was impressed by the number of exhibits. There is a 2 for 1 coupon on the internet, so we decided to check it out. I am glad we did. Geared toward school field trips, there are many short videos that give information about the animals/ dinosaurs, I had a ball.

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Pahrump, Nevada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
24 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a hidden gem! Something for everyone at any age! Loved the fish room, the Egyptian room and the rock room. Staff was outstanding!

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Minot
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great exhibit on Ancient Egypt with some manipulative blocks for the young, fun African animal exhibit, nice Marine exhibit with variety of fish in aquariums, good hands-on area for kids to explore different science based activities near the dinosaur and fossil exhibit.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I really enjoyed visit to the History Museum because there was a lot of local information to absorb that doesn't come up around the tourist areas of Vegas. There is a Egyptian display about the discovering and opening of King Tuts Tomb like no other in the country. The curator will tell you millions were spent on it and it... More 

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new jersey
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333 reviews 333 reviews
57 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not a huge museum but a lot to see. I stayed about 2 hours. It is a nice museum for children they had a special room for children.

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Fernley, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were lucky to have gone when we did. The King Tut exhibit was there and the dinosaur exhibit was also there. Both were featured in the National Geographic. You are allowed to take pictures.

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