Las Vegas Direct
Art and Museum Guide
Las Vegas offers an
incredible selection of museum exhibits ranging from the Elvis-A-Rama
Museum to seeing world famous art exhibits at the Guggenheim Hermitage.
Collections at The Quad Hotel and Casino
3535 Las Vegas Blvd South, Bldg B, Las Vegas, NV 89109
One of the largest facilities of its kind in the world with over
100,000 square feet and more than 350 Antique, Classic and special
interest automobiles "For Sale" with approximately 200 for viewing
- Hoover Dam Museum
1305 Arizona St., Boulder City, NV 89005 (in the Boulder Dam Hotel)
Open 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun
See the museum's 3-D interactive hands-on exhibits telling the human
story of history's greatest construction project - Hoover Dam and
Boulder City; includes a 20 minute film of the contruction.
Legends Hall of Fame at the Tropicana Hotel
3801 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Open daily 7am-9pm
See the largest and most unique collection of Nevada gaming
memorabilia, celebrating the legends that made Las Vegas the gaming
and entertainment capital of the world.
P.O. Box 326, Tonopah, NV 89049 (209 miles northwest of Las Vegas)
Open 9am-5pm daily Oct-Mar, 11am-5pm Mon-Sat April-Sept
An intimate look at the past of Central Nevada area, emphasizing
mining, pioneer life, and WWII. Indoor and outdoor displays.
Research library and gift shop. Donation.
Central Nevada Museum
1830 S Boulder Hwy, Henderson, NV 89015
Exhibits: 12,000-year time line of southern Nevada history, Heritage
Street living history area, Nevada ghost town, railroad cars,
ranching displays, nature walk, Southwestern gift shop.
3401 Industrial Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Open 7 days a week 10am-6pm
This museum features over $3,500,000 of original Elvis Presley
automobiles and memorabilia. A 15 minute tribute performance is
included. Free Elvis-A-Rama bear with ticket purchase.
World Records Museum and Gift Shop
2780 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (1/2 block north of
This wacky, weird and wonderful museum brings the Guinness Book
of World Records to life with recordbreaking videos, hands-on
displays, unusual collections and life-sized replicas.
Temporarily at various locations
While the museum absorbs brand new inventory in preparation for
displaying the world's largest Harry Houdini collection, some
authentic Houdini memorabilia resides in Houdini Magic Shops inside
several major strip hotels.
Cannon Aviation Museum
2780 McCarran International Airport
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Located above Baggage Claim, this museum exhibits the history of
aviation in southern Nevada.
9600 West Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Open 10am-5pm Tues-Sat, 1pm-5pm Sun
Located in a new $20-million facility, the museum showcases
contemporary international, national, and regional art, including
art from the U.S., Europe and elsewhere spanning earlier centuries.
Natural History Museum
900 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Animated dinosaurs, Southern Nevada's plant and animal life, an
African room, an international wildlife room, and a live shark
exhibit, children's hands-on exploration room, and gift shop.
1775 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Open 10am-5pm except Sun 1pm-5pm
Don't miss the costumes, pianos, cars and jewelry "Mr. Showmanship"
collected during his amazing career. Donations benefit the Liberace
Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts.
Discovery Children's Museum
833 Las Vegas Blvd North, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Open 10am-5pm Tues-Sun, closed most Mondays
Arts, sciences and humanities come to life at the Museum! Operate
intriquing hands-on exhibits. See award-winning exhibits and
performances. Join our daily workshops.
County Museum and Old Courthouse
P.O. Box 515, Pioche, NV 89043 (170 miles northeast of Las Vegas)
Three locations: Lincoln County Museum, among the state's best, the
Million Dollar Courthouse, a monument to frontier corruption, and
Boot Hill's Cemetery's infamous residents.
Museum of Archaeology
721 S Moapa Valley Blvd, Overton, NV 89040
Exhibits include artifacts of the Anasazi culture that colonized the
Moapa Valley from the 1st to the 12th Century A.D. Reconstructed
structures on site.
Northern Railway Museum
1100 Avenue A, Ely, NV 89301
Excursions are available daily except Tuesdays during the summer,
weekends during May, September and October
A 40 acre National Historic District consisting of 50 structures, 3
steam locomotives, 5 diesel locomotives, 6 passenger cars and 50
Museum and Historical Society
700 Twin Lakes Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Open daily 9am-5pm
What is more incredible than the history of Las Vegas? The natural
history of Las Vegas actually comes close. Fossils, neon, dice and
snakes. We have it all!
3145 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (located on the site
of the former Desert Inn)
Open daily, 10am-5pm
This art collection features Picasso, Gauguin, Monet, Matisse, van
Gogh and Warhol. Audio Tour included with admission.
3979 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Open 10am-6pm Tues-Fri, noon-5pm Mon & Sat
Voted "Best Art Gallery in Las Vegas." Nevada's largest fine art
gallery. Over 100 international, national and local artists on
Art Guild and Gallery
1305 Arizona St, Hotel Plaza, Boulder City, NV 89005
Located in historic Boulder Dam Hotel. Fine art by southern Nevada
artists. Original, prints, notecards, postcards, scupltures, etc.
Southern Nevada's only cooperative gallery.
Theatres 14 at The Palms
4321 W Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Open Daily 11am-12 midnight
Phone: 702-507-1525, Movieline: 702-507-4TIX (4849)
State-of-the-art theatres that recall grand movie palaces featuring
all the latest innovations, including stadium seating, all digital
sound and Lucasfilm THX certified auditoriums.