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Nevada State Museum

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The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas preserves, shares, and promotes the understanding, and celebration of Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage for the enrichment of all generations.
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309 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107-4372
+1 702-486-5205
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

I visited the museum after spending the morning at the Springs Preserve as they share a parking lot, it was convenient. I was pleased with the historical journey represented, from fossils, through mans' migration and populating the desert, to modern Vegas and the glitz and...More

1  Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Not a great museum, but some different displays for education purposes. Not La Brea Tar Pits, or some of the famous displays around the US, but for kids, a nice change of pace.

1  Thank airebornranger
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The Nevada State Museum is located within the confines of the Springs Preserve. So is its 'sister' museum, the Origen. Both are worthy of their own separate visits, altho neither in and of itself takes that long to go completely thru. I really like the...More

Thank simiseeu
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A rare Ichthyosaurs fossil collection right here in Nevada. Easily accessible while at the Springs Preserve.

Thank HappyJana
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Nice presentation of displays but some sections did not seem to glow well, a little confusing. Enjoyed the experience.

Thank Ole D
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a nice museum, with modern exhibits, movies and actual historical items well arranged. It addresses the flora and fauna of Nevada, its history and prehistory and has interesting special exhibits. Also located in a terrific development of the Springs Preserve.

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We just planned an afternoon to spend for this attraction. But, once we have arrived there, we discovered that it would be a smarter choice if we came here earlier. This place is humongous. Thought it was only a building of museum, but in fact...More

2  Thank Seaside49430
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We visited last week while in Vegas. The "flow" of the displays was confusing and we found ourselves at times going back to another part of the museum to make sure it either saw it all or to continue the displays. Two different times I...More

Thank BernieandJune
Reviewed 14 July 2017

If you're looking for a way to avoid spending time in the casinos, this museum and nature trails complex is terrific. About a 15 minute drive from the strip and well worth it. Great exhibits, friendly staff.

Thank AltGol
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Together with the nearby Las Vegas Museum they represent a very interesting history both prehistoric and recent of the city and the state. They are both well done with easy to read narratives and dioramas. The prehistoric animals will be enjoyable for young children as...More

1  Thank Hannah G
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