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Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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This museum has exhibits ranging from dinosaurs to Nevada wildlife to a live shark exhibit.
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900 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101-1112
Downtown
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All reviews egyptian exhibit king tut stuffed animals ancient egypt live animals mormon fort animatronic dinosaurs sea life tut's tomb marine animals couple of hours nice exhibits small aquarium a great place to spend love history great for kids per adult
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a small, fairly low budget museum that has some great surprises buried within. The first couple rooms are not very exciting, with a seemingly random collection of taxidermy animals and another with rocks. Travel further in, however, and you’ll find it gets better...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank toastynate
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I was surprised how small this museum actually is. However, it is still impressive and I quite enjoyed walking through and looking at everything. The animals are very lifelike!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ariel745
Reviewed September 29, 2018

I came here with my lovely wife on Tuesday, 24 July 2018, to see an unusual attraction in Las Vegas. I was not disappointed. There are a wealth of exhibits that display replicas of the Nevada desert, native wild animals, oceanography, and Middle Eastern artifacts....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Disco_Man57
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Staff extremely nice and helpful, paleontologist on site when we visited who informed us of current ongoing projects. We visited as part of our Las Vegas Pass but would of been happy to pay to enter. Great for families too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelly_hBurtonOnTrent
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Pleasantly surprised by their exhibits! 7-year old dinosaur expert really enjoyed our 2-hours here. We even got free admission with reciprocal ASTC benefit. Our flight was delayed by 4 hours, and this was a great place to spend our extra time, without being in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This museum may be small, but it houses some wonderful collections. We were there in May--and it was unusually warm--so we elected to do some inside exploring away from the casinos

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharon P
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

My boys (5 and 7) love dinosaurs and sea creatures. This museum feels older but it was fun for the boys. They enjoyed the current exhibit of the lizards before the dinosaurs because of the moving and talking lizards. These animatronics were a great learning...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelingCynthiaA
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

So. Short trip to check this place Good price for how small it is Where else would you miss ancient egypt with a natural history museu!? Super. Maybe an hours worth of time spent, the kids will love it Close some other museums, great stop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank micr2014
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and informative. Staff was friendly. Would recommend to adults and children. Lots of exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The museum is small, but has engaging exhibits to make for a fun day with kids and a break from the bustle of Vegas. We entered in a reciprocal museum membership. Our family enjoyed the dinosaurs, the Egyptian exhibit with a replica of Tut's tomb,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Sharon H
May 3, 2018|
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It’s $12 for adults, but we didn’t pay much attention to the price for children. You can get in free with an ASTC museum membership.
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Sharon H
May 3, 2018|
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$12 for adults $10 for seniors, students, and military $6 for kids 3-11 (2 and under is free)
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gramsclp
Lakeville, Minnesota
Vegas History Museum (1 Replies)
Is there a bus that goes here - tired of taxi fares all trip! Las Vegas Natural History Museum 900 N. Las Vegas Blvd.
March 19, 2010|
Response fromTheDiceMan|
The museum is adjacent to the cashmen center See if this helps, the 113 bus schedule Second page bottom left you will see cashmen center http://www.rtcsouthernnevada.com/transit/route/113/113(6-28-09).pdf
wrldtrvler_9
Baltimore, MD
Has anyone used a Vegas power pass? (4 Replies)
The Las Vegas Power Pass attraction pass includes admission to top Las Vegas attractions, museums , sightseeing tours, and thrill rides for one low price. Atomic Testing Museum, Las Vegas * Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art | New Warhol Exhibition * Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas * Erotic Heritage Museum | Must Be 18 or Older * Galaxy Neonopolis 11 Movie Theatre * Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas * King Putt Indoor Mini-Golf | Two Vegas Locations * Las Vegas Fashion...More
May 04, 2009|
Response fromNarm97|
Never heard of it, how much does it cost and what does the * mean?
Gary B
Las Vegas, Nevada
TIP: If you are in Las Vegas Dec 19th (this Sat.) (6 Replies)
Free admission to: The Las Vegas Natural History Museum. This is free for all. 9am - 4pm. You do not need to be a "local". Enjoy.
December 18, 2015|
Response fromGary B|
Thanks for the link Dice. I got my info from the Las Vegas Weekly (the print magazine). Enjoy. It is a nice museum. If you do this, also look into visiting the Neon Boneyard and Mob Museum with a combo ticket. Make reservations for the Neon Museum. All three are in the same area. The address for the Las Vegas Natural History Museum is: 900 Las Vegas Blvd.