Posts tagged as: Las Vegas Museums

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

This generation is all about instant gratification. We snap photos on our iPhones then immediately upload them to our social networks. With just a few touches and swipes of a screen your selfie in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is your new Facebook profile pic. When I was growing up, the only [...]

Liberace popping up at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

Liberace popping up at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

Bye bye pop-up weddings. Hello Liberace! The site where something suddenly pops up at the Cosmopolitan is expected to welcome “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful: Liberace and the Art of Costume” Nov. 25 through Jan. 2, 2014. The exhibition will fill the space of the former Pop-Up Wedding Chapel, which closed its doors at [...]

Climb aboard at the Springs Preserve for a Vegas history lesson

Climb aboard at the Springs Preserve for a Vegas history lesson

A piece of the Old West is now serving passengers at the Springs Preserve as a train takes them on a 20-minute ride down the Preserve’s 2.2-mile Exploration Loop Trail. This narrated tour of Las Vegas history rolls past hundreds of native plants, birds and animal species like peregrine falcons, snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons [...]

March 9 is opening day for the Discovery Children’s Museum

March 9 is opening day for the Discovery Children’s Museum

Families rejoice! Downtown Las Vegas is about to get a whole lot more kid friendly – 58,000-square-feet more to be exact. Tomorrow, March 9, is opening day for the three-story Discovery Children’s Museum, located in Symphony Park adjacent to The Smith Center. The doors will officially open to the public at 10 a.m. Cost of admission is typically [...]

Ten must-see museums in Vegas

Ten must-see museums in Vegas

Mosey down to these Vegas museums While Las Vegas may not be a metropolitan city, many are surprised at just how much history, culture and other unique attractions you can find in town. With a number of museums and educational exhibits both on and off the Las Vegas Strip, you’ll learn a lot and have fun [...]

Top 10 most unusual attractions in Vegas

Top 10 most unusual attractions in Vegas

By Jeannie Garcia VEGAS.com If you’re planning your trip to Las Vegas, we’re pretty sure you want to do something out of the ordinary. Something you want to share with your friends on all the social media outlets. Something you never want to forget. Sure, you can hit up all the nightclubs or even take [...]

It’s (not) always sunny in Las Vegas, but fun never stops

It’s (not) always sunny in Las Vegas, but fun never stops

Many travelers don’t know (or refuse to believe) Las Vegas has its fair share of cold weather. After all, the city is famous for its desert landscapes and scorching, triple-digit temperatures. When I first moved to town, I refused to buy jackets. I thought folks here wore shorts year-round. I ended up learning the hard way that winter temperatures [...]

‘Lost’ Vegas history lives on in the Nevada State Museum

‘Lost’ Vegas history lives on in the Nevada State Museum

Mighty prehistoric creatures, railroads, saloons, the mob and Googie architecture: yep, it’s got to be Vegas history. The modest-looking Las Vegas branch of the Nevada State Museum covers a tremendous span of local history in its walls, and best of all: you can visit for free. Quite a bit of this museum is dedicated to [...]

From blings to kings: museums show off city

From blings to kings: museums show off city

Paris is known for the Louvre. New York City is home to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles has the Getty Center. And though Las Vegas doesn’t seem like a place concerned with preserving historic relics, the city is actually home to several unique museums and exhibits. Many of them provide a chance to [...]

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