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Address: 510 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 501-318-1717
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Too expensive for what you'll see

It cost $15 to take the guided tour (no self guided tour), that is a little steep for what you get to see. There is a short talk by the tour guide in each area followed by a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Missouri
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Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It cost $15 to take the guided tour (no self guided tour), that is a little steep for what you get to see. There is a short talk by the tour guide in each area followed by a video--not a great quality video either. The tour guide in our group talked fast and low, he might have been nervous but... More 

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Mangham, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I didn't expect it to be a video tour, and was initially disappointed, but actually enjoyed it! The staff is great, our tour guid was very friendly & went out of her way to keep the kids engaged during the videos. Also accommodating to our 2 year old who had to make an early exit! Thought the layout was great,... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We went with 4 kids, ages 5-14. It wasn't planned, but caught all their attention, so we went with it. Very sorry. Parts were interesting, but overall this is not worth the money, or more importantly the time. It's NOT a museum. It is a video tour. You are led from one room to another to watch a video. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Fantastic collection of artifacts, both from Hot Springs gangster era and outside the area!! I could have spent a lot longer in there, just looking around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Learned a lot about the history of Hot Springs and saw some of the historical items from the gambling establishments. Too many videos during the tour almost made me regret taking the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Who would have thought that so many gangsters would have walked the same Hot Springs streets we did, and apparently without committing any crimes locally? The newspaper articles and photos are there to backup this little bit of Hot Springs history and out tour guide did an excellent job of telling the stories. Must visit activity in Hot Springs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The employees at the GMoA are super nice, but the tour itself is a bit disappointing. The video was informative, but I don't feel like I would have missed anything by watching it at home.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We visited on the suggestion of a local, and it was very interesting and informative. Also great souvenirs to take home :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife and I had the opportunity to take the tour of the gangster museum. We just made it in time so there was no waiting for the next tour. The guide on the tour of the museum was incredible, she was so knowledgeable of the gangsters that visited and vacationed at hot springs. They were according to the guide... More 

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A great museam of artifacts and history on the gangster period of our nation and the days of the hidden history of The Spa City. A time when Hollywood Movie Stars like Red Skelton, Bing Cosby, the NY Yankee Summer Camps, and the notorious mob heads vacationed in Hot Springs during the years of illegal casinos next to the National... More 

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Address: 510 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 501-318-1717
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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