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The price was good $12.50 for seniors. The staff was nice. A lot of information to absorb quickly. Mostly watching videos of different gangsters in different rooms. Not bad if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Tamarac, Florida
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Tamarac, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The price was good $12.50 for seniors. The staff was nice. A lot of information to absorb quickly. Mostly watching videos of different gangsters in different rooms. Not bad if you have an interest in this sort of thing. The staff was very schooled on this stuff.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The facility was in pristine condition and the information and the content of the museum was awesome. The only thing hindering me from giving this a 5 star review we the fact that once we got to the Capone our guide disappeared during every video and my husband got a strong whiff of Marijuana to the point that I was... More 

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Jefferson City, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I have two teen boys who very much enjoyed their visit and said they learn so much about the old time gangsters and their adventures

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813 reviews 813 reviews
638 attraction reviews
329 helpful votes 329 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

No one in my group wanted to go to this museum but me. And I am happy I did. We were a group of five with a guide who was a seventh generation resident if the city. As other reviewers have mentioned, there is a video in each room but they were very informative and summed up the room. While... More 

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Mauston, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Visited the Gangster Museum with my wife. We were expecting a little more than was presented. While the tour guide was knowledgeable, he spent most of his time leading you from room to room where a video depicted what had happened during the era. Some interesting articles were posted on the walls but there was little time to read them... More 

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Brighton, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

When we walked by it we thought it would be neat to try, don't waste your money. It had a couple of younger adults in charge, they were dressed the part of the old gangsters but that was it! They led you from room to room to watch videos about the "hay day" of when gangsters roamed in Hot Springs....... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We loved this informative tour. If you are interested in the history of the gambling and mobster days you will love this tour. Lots of documents and pictures as well as artifacts. The tour guide knew some of the people of this era. Found out many interesting facts . For example, during prohibition , a person could get a "medicinal... More 

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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Gangster Museum of America was so interesting. To hear the history of Hot Springs was fabulous. We did not know the history of gangsters, prostitution and gambling. A definite place to visit if you are headed to Hot Springs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This tour consists of moving through rooms with various gangster-based themes and watching a video about the history of crime and gambling in Hot Springs in each room. Some of the information was interesting, but paying $30 (for 2 people) to stand around and watch DVDs wasn't really worth the time or the money.

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Centreville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I'm a little on the "spoiled" side when it comes to museums after living in the DC area for 9 years. But I thought this museum was just "okay". It was informative and the tour guide was great. It was a good look at the crime history of the town. It's just not something I'd want to see over and... More 

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