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Springs Preserve

Address: 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Phone Number: 702-822-7700
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Ranked #32 of 267 Attractions in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks, Outdoors
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks, Outdoors
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. The Preserve features museums, galleries, outdoor concerts and events, colorful botanical gardens and an interpretive trail system that meanders through a scenic wetland habitat.Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1978, the Preserve is located approximately 3 miles west of downtown Las Vegas. The Preserve is known as the birthplace of Las Vegas and represents one of the richest and most unique cultural and biological resources in Southern Nevada.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I really like Springs preserve is those type a places must see and have, in each town From a picnic day with family to a " Dia de Los muertos" show and function.. Keep you busy going , walking, exhibits, staff is friendly, you can even get a yearly Membership .

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Fort Worth, Texas
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22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

I'm from our of town and ended up purchasing a membership because I could get access to gardens in my area for a much cheaper membership price. That being said I liked the preserves. It was interesting to learn about the flora and fauna in the area. It is a tad confusing on where to go, but that doesn't distract... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent place for the whole family,180 acres of grounds for walking and other interesting indoor exhibits and museum. Self guided or reserve a tour.

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Peyton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We thought this would be cool to see they say they have animals, thought of plants ans a butterfly pavilion. TOTAL WASTE OF OVER $40 for two of us. The animals are one fox, one rabbit and a few reptiles and bugs. Butterfly pavilion that you get to pay extra to go into and have butterflies fly all around you,... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Fla
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Quite a complex on the site of the natural spring that allowed the founding of Las Vegas...now dried, though. The area is large, has several museum and gardens worth visiting with a lot of interactive things for children to do. The video in the entry building is a good introduction to the city's history.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It is very difficult to understand what the Springs really stands for. A miss-mash of ordinary exhibits and desert gardens. OK it was the day after Veterans Day and i think the place had probably been overrun the previous day. We just did not find anything that made us stop and spend time. Nothing really caught our attention and we... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have visited the Preserve quite a few times. Today, I had my four year old nephew join me. We spent all day walking around, enjoying the beautiful NV weather and wonderful grounds. I appreciated how clean and quiet it was. He loved all of the hands on learning opportunities. We had lunch in the Divine Cafe... Great kids menu... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
24 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We worried that this would be a bit too child friendly but the exhibits are so good and engrossing that even the worst kids were absorbed enough to not be too aggravating. And absorbing is a great descriptor. Not only is this place well designed and curated, it's quiet, has more than a day's worth of activities in it and... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada
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136 reviews 136 reviews
24 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A must see and do location in Las Vegas. Need somewhere for the children to enjoy themselves with hands on activities? This is the place. The Nevada Museum is open on the weekends, the Origen Museum is open daily. So many things to see and do. I learned plenty about how Las Vegas came to be...and I loved the live... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are a local you get a huge discount. Or, you can always buy a family pass for the whole year. We had a great time going through the exhibits, museum, and the amazing butterfly habitat. We will be going back for sure to see more of this great place!

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