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Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, Las Vegas
(4.4/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
The Nevada State Museum offers an interactive visitor experience that interprets the history of Nevada dating back millions of years to the present. Across a 13,000 square-foot permanent exhibit gallery visitors will find how geology shaped the Great Basin and Nevada, learn of the early flora and fauna that roamed this once great sea. Hear the story of Native Americans, pioneers, early settlers, miners, railroaders, ranchers and entrepreneurs. Learn about the Hoover Dam, the atomic era and the rise of Las Vegas as the resort capital of the world. The museum also features a research library, educational labs and a store.

Please note that NSMLV volunteers and researchers DO NOT have to pay an admission fee.
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TripAdvisor
  • Hidden gem in LV! Including the State museum. Excellent views of Vegas skyline! A welcome break from the Strip! 
  • Both layout of this museum and the lighting were frustrating. It's not laid out as a logical progression, and easy to miss some exhibits. The lighting was either too little or too much and the bounce ...  more »
  • I was fortunate to go on a curator tour of the "basement" of this museum. I was impressed with their capabilities to build exhibits and amazed at their treasures not on display and how they are cared ...  more »
Google
  • Not a well-known attraction here in Las Vegas but for sure it's worth going to it's well laid out and put together and entertaining for all ages would definitely recommend a visit
  • Love coming here, so many cool things to see and the gift shop is awesome! I bought this HUGE geode I get to crack open myself for six dollars!
  • My Family and I Love this museum its very clean well organized, Staff are very professional,knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.
  • Friendly staff, good exhibits. The kids learning center is always fun when it's open.
  • Awesome can't say anything