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“Fun place to visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Clark County Heritage Museum

Clark County Heritage Museum
1830 South Boulder Highway, Henderson, NV 89015
702-455-7955
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Ranked #2 of 40 attractions in Henderson
Type: History Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The museum is a 30-acre site that features a modern exhibit hall with a timeline exhibit about southern Nevada from pre-historic to modern times and a collection of restored historic buildings that depict daily life from different decades in Las Vegas, Boulder City, Henderson, and Goldfield.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Monterey, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Fun place to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Small museum but great overview of Nevada history. Nice displays, good book selection, unique items, only $2. Best buy around.

Visited March 2013
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Brigham City, Utah
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Plenty to see.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Managed by the well-known Mark Hall, famous for his great knowledge from Pawn Stars TV, This place is a LONG way out. The price is right. There are more exhibits than can be absorbed. Friendly folks. Simply a trip back in time.Fortunately they have saved many treasures from Vegas and growth, like the little wedding chapel. If I were given $450 to drop in slots 'till it were gone, I would rather spend the same time here and pay the two bucks to get in.

Visited March 2013
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Columbia, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Fun little museum!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a fun little museum in Henderson, NV. It's basically the history of Las Vegas. There are some exhibits indoors but it's mostly an outdoor museum. The outdoor portion is set up like a neighborhood with original historical homes from different eras lining the street. You can go into these houses and the inside is decorated with items from that particular period. While not an all day adventure it is definitely worth a visit for a little nostalgic Las Vegas history.

Visited June 2012
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Stuart, Florida, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Enjoyable afternoon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Interesting artifacts, enjoyable trip down memory lane visiting the old houses and great admission price for seniors, only $1.

Visited March 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“$1 Dollar - Are you kidding me! This is a big bite of Las Vegas history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I grew up here in the Las Vegas Valley beginning in 1964 when the 'antique' homes now ensconced here (saved from the wrecking ball of 'improvement and progress') were the norm. Heck back then Sahara was still San Francisco Avenue (hence the Francisco Park area surrounding Valley High School and Tropicana was still Bond Road hence the Bond-aire bar waaaay out by the airport in the desert called McCarran field - entrance on Hwy 91 - now know as The STRIP! Back to the museum - a little bit of everything from the early days of Las Vegas, Henderson and all of Clark county and Nevada too. Inside exhibits even include a working 3 reeler penny slot machine that even the kids can 'feed' and enjoy. as well as ghost town relics and then there are THE HOUSES from the teens and 20s and 30s - even later - All decorated in period furniture down to the clothing hanging in the closets and the magazines
covering the atomic testing to our showgirls! The kids LOVED IT and the wildlife scampering between buildings; we saw cottontail rabbits and quail and even a wily coyote. What a Deal!

Visited February 2013
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