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Springs Preserve

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Address: 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107-4372
Phone Number:
+1 702-822-7700
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to...

The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. The Preserve features museums, galleries, outdoor concerts and events, colorful botanical gardens and an interpretive trail system that meanders through a scenic wetland habitat.Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1978, the Preserve is located approximately 3 miles west of downtown Las Vegas. The Preserve is known as the birthplace of Las Vegas and represents one of the richest and most unique cultural and biological resources in Southern Nevada.

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a wonderful place to walk and enjoy and learn

We spent a wonderful three hours on the grounds and in the smaller museum. There is a nice trolley ride around the grounds, and the history museum was very well done for all ages... read more

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a wonderful three hours on the grounds and in the smaller museum. There is a nice trolley ride around the grounds, and the history museum was very well done for all ages. We were frustrated to not have enough time to visit the state museum which is on the grounds too, so we will be back on our... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In vegas for a long weekend and yearning to enjoy the beautiful winter day (70 degrees and sunny) We enjoyed the exhibits here and lunch in the cafe. There are quite a few interesting things to see for the whole family. We did not have any kids with us, but many exhibits are geared to the younger set, but can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a surprisingly interesting complex. We took the tram ride around the property and learned that Las Vegas took off with advent of the railroad in 1905. We enjoyed the botanical garden, the eco-friendly house and the building devoted to environmental issues ( which we frankly expected to be boring.) The parrot show was endearing, half the fun being... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We never realized what a gem this place was until we visited recently. The Nevada State Museum is well laid-out and informative. The botanical garden was excellent, with free tours from local Master Gardeners. Boomtown 1905, a Las Vegas streetscape from a century ago, opened the day we visited and hopefully they'll expand it further. Several trails and paths to... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Springs Preserve offered a great deal of promise, but sadly it wasn't all delivered. To begin with, if you're a LV resident, it costs $9-$10 to get in. If you're from out-of-town it costs $19-$20 to get in, and honestly, it just isn't worth it. The center is predominantly an educational center, and is perhaps designed from school groups... More 

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Salt Lake City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit here. Tho I think of it as a desert plant park, the botanical side is fairly minor- it is truly an eco-park where one can be apprised how to live greener and how we can better deal with imagined insufferable 'climate change' in our daily doings. I know lots of you out there will love it!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is generally just ok but the Botanic Gardens are very good. The new Boomtown exhibit is also very good. The best thing however is that you can forget you are in Las Vegas and think you are in a normal city for a while. Walking trails are also recommended.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comparatively speaking, the entrance fee to Springs Preserve is a bargain for Las Vegas! The amount of things to do here and interactive exhibits is astonishing. After several days of walking in Vegas, my feet gave out before the Springs Preserve ran out of things to look at! We will for sure be back to visit again the next time... More 

1 Thank blackieboswell
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a couple miles from the Strip is a protected and recreated survival project of Nevada. Recommend going to the Origen Museum orientation movie. View timetable to schedule events you’d like to attend. Special programs on weekend. Themed exhibits and special change throughout the year. Nevada State Museum on the premises, included with admission. I like to explore and read... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that my kids hated this! However, my wife & I enjoyed this little big oasis outside of the strip. It was strikingly refreshing! The garden display was my absolute favorite. I learned about 3 different ways to curate a mobile/urban garden. While you are walking through, make sure you keep an eye out for the... More 

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