Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Museum hours: (call ahead to verify hours)
Thursday - Monday, 10 am to 6pm
Locals - $9.95
Out-of-state - $19.95
Children and members free
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.
Interior of Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
(photo courtesy of Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas)