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Gangster Museum of America

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Address: 510 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 501-318-1717
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Interesting history

The short movies give you a various overview of the entire area. I expected more as you have to take the tour and it really only consists of the short movie clips. Not a lot of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Palm Springs, California
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Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The short movies give you a various overview of the entire area. I expected more as you have to take the tour and it really only consists of the short movie clips. Not a lot of opportunity to look at the displays on your own. Rather expensive for what you get.

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Denton, Texas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting place to visit. The guided tour starts by going through a old bank vault door. In each room the guide tells you about the contents, then you watch a short video. For those who need it, there are some chairs/benches in each room but not many. They did let us go back through at our own pace to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A little much money, most of it was only short movie clips, was a really short tour, Well there's not much else to do in hot Springs, so I think this is something you should go to. I was there july 4th, 2016

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Thank alice h
Vinton, United States
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This attraction is very interesting for adults and children. It has both history lessons and fantasy for your enjoyment.

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Thank Gloria R
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This in my opinion was over priced for what you got. Went in watched a video. Then a person moved us to a different room talked a couple minutes then turned on a video again. She repeated this several times. SAVE YOUR MONEY

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Thank Bruce S
Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was sooo informative. Hot Springs was Las Vegas before Las Vegas...basically. This guided tour will give you a whole new perspective on Hot Springs. My husband and I really enjoyed it.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides are fun and awesome full of information. You can tell they enjoy their job. I thought there would've been more items or told the information in another way then going into different spaces and watching a video on each gangster. All in all good fun with some learning. It's an attraction downtown

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Thank Rafiki_11
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

History is interesting, Lucky Luciano, etc. We had to wait 30 min for a tour and I felt a little rushed through rooms. Guide seemed nervous and unsure of herself. It's a bit expensive, but I think it was still worth going.

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Thank Diane Gordnick F
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour lady did not give us time to see the exhibitions and items rat they had in the different rooms, which made us mad. But the information helped us understand the city better, recommended!!

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Thank Cynthia S
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an awesome place to visit. All the charters looked so real. After knowing this history from the duck tour we had to visit the Wax Museum.

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