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Gangster Museum of America

510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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loved it!

We loved this tour! The tour guide was great very informative. The museum had some areas under... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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War & Peace

Several reviews comment on visitors being rushed. Management has dealt with this by allowing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved this tour! The tour guide was great very informative. The museum had some areas under construction but you wouldn't even be able to tell unless it was being pointed out. We never felt rushed ever! After the tour the tour guide actually told...More

Thank E C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Several reviews comment on visitors being rushed. Management has dealt with this by allowing patrons to browse the museum's attractions at your leisure- cameras welcome! The museum is a work in progress, with improvements on the way, but history buffs will find it fascinating! We...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They only allow guided tours - which the tour guide is awesome - he really looks the part. The actual rooms are fun and different, but you watch a video in each room. As soon as the video is over you are taken to the...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum shares information about the history of Hot Springs through narrated videos about some of the well-known gangsters that controlled Hot Springs. The videos were interesting and not too long but we were rushed from room to room (a different video for each room)...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided to learn a bit of the old history of hot springs. This was very interesting to learn about the gangsters of hot springs. Everyone should check it out once.

Thank Martha N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our kids were excited to visit the museum based on reviews they read...BUT the reviews must have been from the owner or long long ago. It was VERY expensive for what was actually delivered. A group of people ushered from room to room to watch...More

Thank shtoreed
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you love the ole ganster then this museum should be on your to do list. I learned so much about the history of Hot Springs and how the ganster came there for R&R.

1  Thank sdhardw
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We had always heard about Hot Springs but never knew the real history behind this town. We learned so much in one hour, we wanted get some books to learn more. well worth the visit. And our Guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank mike h
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Came to Hot Springs. You see pictures and memorabilia of the many gangsters that came here. For example, Bonnie of Bonnie and Clyde used the pools to resolve the pain in her leg from a car accident they had. There are restrooms for the public...More

Thank brenirish
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It was nice . They involved the young children. Made it fun for them . Alot of great info. About the town.

Thank Tina P
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Diane C
Is there a particular tour guide we could ask for or try to get their tour? Some reviews stated that some guides were very knowledgeable and some were not.
21 April 2017|
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Response from Vickie S | Reviewed this property |
The older man was very knowledgeable and very friendly. I do not remember his name.
Keri W
Would this be okay for 10 & 14 year old boys?
13 March 2017|
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Response from Aaron W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!!!! Very educational as well!
Sarah W
how long did the tour last?
23 February 2017|
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Response from LoriLogic | Reviewed this property |
We waited for the tour guide and it lasted about an hour and a half..but you can leave early if you need to or you can just go through the place on your own..but you will never get the info from a self guided tour as you do... More