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Las Vegas Natural History Museum: Tours & Tickets

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This museum has exhibits ranging from dinosaurs to Nevada wildlife to a live shark exhibit.
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900 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101-1112
+1 702-384-3466
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

We took our 8-year-old grandson here and he was enthralled. There were several hands-on items, and a number of interactive videos. It made for a good few hours on-site. If we were back in the area, I'd certainly bring grandkids here again. That we belong...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 20 August 2019

It was air-conditioned, the staff were absolutely amazing and awesome, and it was pleasant. I loved their Egyptian exhibit and all of the taxidermy. Dinosaurs were a little outdated. And I wish they had more on the megafauna. Overall, it was enjoyable.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Anna V
Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

I was in Las Vegas for leisure while my husband worked and thought that this museum would be a good way to stay away from the casinos. The museum is on need of some serious updates as many of the displays were so outdated. Not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank moudy3xss
Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

Took my kids here because we had free admission through our ASTC passport from our local science centre. This museum clearly has budget and/or funding issues. It looks like a museum that looks to have been unchanged from the 70’s. A decent selection of artifacts,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Roary_and_Friends
Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

If you’re sick of the Strip and all that it offers or the wonders of the Fremont Experience, take an air conditioned break from the glitz and sin and educate yourself for a couple of hours. We spent a quiet afternoon enjoying the exhibits, learning...More

1  Thank Sweet_P_of_Georgia
Reviewed 26 June 2019

I'm glad this place had cheap admission, but if you've got half a dozen kids it might not be so cheap. It wasn't absolutely horrible, but boy is it dated. I don't know when they opened but you can tell they haven't cleaned/dusted their exhibits...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank adeekel
Reviewed 31 May 2019

I've been to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is this is nothing compared to that but still had some cool exhibits. Lots of live fish and reptiles, the shark pool was kind neat. A quick visit takes about an hour. Admission is $12...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank AdvTravelR
Reviewed 30 April 2019

So many neat things to see during the festival and every year my kids especially look forward to going to the Natural History Museum. They have -ologists there and their palentologist are there year around. Live animals, animatronic dinosaurs and even a mummy. Plus, taxidermy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank HappyJana
Reviewed 6 April 2019

Did you know that dolphins are part of the whale family? That sharks lose teeth when they eat and replace as many as 25,000 teeth in a lifetime? That the teeth of a viperfish are so sharp and long that if it closed its mouth...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

We saw a frog fish and blind cave fish for the first time ever. The museum is a real gem that offers many interactive displays for young children.

Date of experience: April 2019
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1 April 2019|
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Response from Carlos B | Reviewed this property |
Not at walking distance.
Sharon H
3 May 2018|
Response from toastynate | Reviewed this property |
It’s $12 for adults, but we didn’t pay much attention to the price for children. You can get in free with an ASTC museum membership.
Sharon H
3 May 2018|
Response from simiseeu | Reviewed this property |
$12 for adults $10 for seniors, students, and military $6 for kids 3-11 (2 and under is free)