The museum culture in Las Vegas

Holidays to Las Vegas are all about entertainment, glitz, and having fun days and vibrant nights. The city has always attracted an interesting crowd of people, particularly flamboyant, creative individuals. This is probably why there are so many fascinating museums in Las Vegas. They reflect the stories and interests of the musicians, dancers, artists, gamblers and even mobsters who shaped this effervescent city.

There are over 60 Vegas museums and galleries to explore, spanning comic heroes, science and cars as well as more racy subjects. So whether you’re holidaying with the kids, a group of friends or even on honeymoon there’ll be plenty of choice for places to see.

The Mob Museum

At The Mob Museum you’ll get an authentic look at America’s battle with the Mafia and this organised crime mob’s impact on Las Vegas history.

The exhibits show details of actual events, original artefacts and stories of infamous real-life characters such as Al Capone.

Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition

Titanic’s tragic story has been immortalised in books and films. This exhibition displays over 250 authentic items recovered from the wreckage and has life-size recreations of the ship’s luxurious interior. You can walk along her decks, look inside cabins and find out about passengers and crew.

Pinball Hall of Fame

Run by the Las Vegas Pinball Collectors Club this is the world’s biggest pinball collection. The machines range in age from the 1950s up to the pinball heydays of the 60s, 70s and 80s. They’re all in full working order and the best bit is you can actually play on them.