Posts tagged as: The Mob Museum

A Valentine’s Day made at the Mob Museum

A Valentine’s Day made at the Mob Museum

The Mob Museum celebrates its second anniversary on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, with two-for-one admission for tourists and free admission for residents. Also the anniversary of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, the acclaimed museum will unveil two Thompson machine guns used in the infamous execution. They are the only guns ever scientifically proven to be part of the [...]

Las Vegas toasts Repeal Day with booze, jazz and more booze

Las Vegas toasts Repeal Day with booze, jazz and more booze

Tomorrow, December 5, marks the 80th anniversary of Repeal Day. What better way to mark the end of Prohibition than to enjoy a toast with a legal drink of alcohol. Across Las Vegas, bars and attractions will be raising a glass on this historic day. Ground zero of the celebrations will be at The Mob [...]

Free admission at The Mob Museum on Nov. 15

Free admission at The Mob Museum on Nov. 15

The Mob Museum has an offer you can’t refuse. Friday, Nov. 15, the museum, officially known as The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will offer free admission for Nevada residents and buy one, get one free admission for tourists to mark the 62nd anniversary of the Kefauver Committee hearings in Las Vegas. [...]

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city where everything appears shiny and new — where old hotels regularly make way for megaresorts and implosions aren’t out of the ordinary (though it’s actually been more than five years since our last implosion — that’s like 35 in Vegas years). Believe it or not, this shimmering city does offer [...]

Las Vegas celebrates your constitutional right to drink

Las Vegas celebrates your constitutional right to drink

Las Vegas is ready to party like its 1933. In honor of the 79th anniversary of the repeal of the 18th amendment, the Las Vegas Mob Museum is throwing a Repeal Day Party. Thirteen years of Prohibition — the “Noble Experiment” that outlawed the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquor — led to the [...]

‘Fabulous Downtown’ photo gallery makes a temporary home inside Las Vegas’ Mob Museum

‘Fabulous Downtown’ photo gallery makes a temporary home inside Las Vegas’ Mob Museum

The Mob Museum showcases “Fabulous Las Vegas,” a photo exhibit featuring classic photos of downtown Las Vegas from the 1950s. From the archives of the Las Vegas News Bureau, you’ll see photographs of hotels, local businesses and storefronts. The exhibit will be on display for the next year. Located in a special room on the third [...]

“Inside Stories” at The Mob Museum invites you into the dark world of organized crime

“Inside Stories” at The Mob Museum invites you into the dark world of organized crime

We all got a kick out of mobster movies like “Casino,” “A Bronx Tale,” “The Godfather” and “Goodfellas.” If you were a fan of any of these, you’re going to love The Mob Museum’s upcoming series, “Inside Stories.” Unlike the movies, you’ll hear from experts who dealt with notorious gangsters in real life. The series features [...]

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 [...]

Mob it up – The new Mob Museum in Vegas

Mob it up – The new Mob Museum in Vegas

Are you ready to bring out your inner gangster? Three floors of gangster, that is. Whether you’re intrigued with the bad boys like Bugsy Siegel and Al Capone or the heroes (FBI investigators and other law enforcement agencies), you’re going to love The Mob Musuem in Downtown. I wasn’t really too familiar with the mob, [...]

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