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Address: 510 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 501-318-1717
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The museum was everything we wanted it to be and so much more! It covered all of the different pieces of Hot Springs' history. Each room had a different video set up with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The museum was everything we wanted it to be and so much more! It covered all of the different pieces of Hot Springs' history. Each room had a different video set up with interviews of people that were around during that time period. So neat to hear the stories first hand. Our tour guide made the whole tour for us.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

It was interesting and the tour guide was great. We expected more actual items displayed and not so much video. We thought a bit pricey for watching videos but ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Visiting the Gangster Museum of America was one of the best attractions that my girlfriend and i took in on our recent stay in Hot Springs. Growing up in this town a a child, I always knew of its gangster history, but until we took this tour I had no clue of it's truly deep roots into the past subculture... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

To anyone going to Hot Springs Arkansas you must stop at this place first before any others! The area is steeped with history and unfortunately it was our fourth stop or we would've appreciated the area that much more... The owner is a very polite incredible gentleman with such knowledge of the history of Hot Springs Arkansas. The entire reason... More 

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Southaven, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I expected more to tell you the truth. I did learn some things that I didn't know about the Gangsters of Hot Springs / those that visited and such. But it's a one hit wonder. Ok for one trip, but not like the spy museum in Washington DC where you would go every time you visit DC. $12 for adults.... More 

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Ville Platte, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was a cool history about hot springs and gangsters. We went there first and it really set the scene for everything we saw.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The place was fun and very informative. Hot Springs back in the days of the 20s, 30s, 40s and 1950s you could have seen any of the gangsters that you see in the movies.

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Red Oak, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The tour and museum as well as our tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. It was worth the money and hour to tour the facility, watch some videos and see some amazing pictures. We even learned numerous facts we were unaware of. Highly reccommended!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My son loves history of any kind, but has a thing for the mafia/gangsters of the old days. He was enthralled with our guide with his stories of various gangsters over the years who often visited Hot Springs. Lots of cool things to look at to go along with the stories. I think it lasted about an hour and was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

While not on a par with The Mob Casino in Las Vegas, this museum is fine for it is designed for. The tour showed many interesting facts, however, we were too rushed for all of the artifacts to be appreciated. One other note, the entry fee is more then the tour is worth

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