"It’s been years since I last visited the Titanic exhibit, but the haunting sights have stayed with me. The exhibit transports guests to a lost world of glamour and tragedy. The artifacts are incredible, and you’ll feel both awe and empathy as you learn about the doomed ship.” –C."
"The Titanic Exhibition at Luxor allows an unprecedented opportunity for families to travel back in time and experience what life was like during the Titanic’s only voyage. More than 25 million people have visited this awe-inspiring exhibition."
"Once a natural history museum, the Barrick Museum on the University of Nevada Las Vegas campus has changed its focus to art in an attempt to fill the void left when the Las Vegas Art Museum closed its doors in early 2009. The small staff at Barrick mounts rotating exhibits for the community while raising funds to become a full time art institution. Shows have ranged from contemporary paintings and sculpture to a photography exhibit of legendary photographer Ansel Adams's black-and-white works of American landscapes and architecture, which spans five decades."
"One of the more interesting places to view Las Vegas art is the Marjorie Barrick Museum. Located on the campus of UNLV, the Marjorie Barrick Museum is situated within a renovated historic gymnasium that features contemporary artworks as well as Pre-Columbian and Mesoamerican art. The six exhibit galleries include 50 pieces of international contemporary artwork from the Vogel collection which was bequeathed to the museum in 2010."
"The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art is located on the UNLV campus and is part of their College of Fine Arts. The admission is free, so it’s a great way to spend an afternoon if you need a break from the casinos. The beautiful, open space has benches and a very relaxing atmosphere to sit down and stare at the art."
National Atomic Testing Museum
4.5 (2195 ratings)4 (1440 ratings)
Smithsonian affiliate offers exhibits & artifacts exploring history & impact of nuclear weapons.
"Fascinating multimedia exhibits focus on science, technology and the social history of the 'Atomic Age,' which lasted from WWII until atmospheric bomb testing was driven underground in 1961 and a worldwide ban on nuclear testing was declared in 1992. View footage of atomic testing and examine southern Nevada's nuclear past, present and future, from Native American ways of life to the environmental legacy of atomic testing. Don't miss the ticket booth (how could you?); it's a Nevada Test Site guard-station replica."
"Here, you can encounter the spine-chilling vibe of the other world which was already shown in the Ghost Adventures series. Definitely, it is valid as a notable downtown Las Vegas chateau which is transformed by the reality show star and creator Zak into a world-renowned hub of the horrifying – spooky exhibition hall. In 1938, a famous businessman called Cyril S. Wengert owned this historical center which was situated close to South Las Vegas Boulevard."
"Fans of haunted houses, ghosts and other spooky things will find a large collection of paranormal items at Zak Bagans' Haunted Museum. Located in a house that's allegedly haunted, the museum is packed with artifacts carrying seriously scary histories. Visitors may recognize Bagans' name from the show "Ghost Adventures," where he investigates paranormal activity."
"This place is in the Luxor Hotel & Casino, it exhibits 13 preserved human bodies and more than 250 organs for an educational purpose. Here, if your kids are not squeamish, they can see how our muscles intricate and our organs in addition to getting educated a little bit about what happens if we neglect of our bodies. Bodies is one of the best kids attractions in Las Vegas."
"The Luxor’s illuminating exhibit has been experienced by more than 15 million people. Bodies: The Exhibition showcases 13 real human bodies that have been carefully preserved so you can peek under your skin for a rare three-dimensional view of the human body. Learn more about Bodies: The Exhibition."
"It’s one thing trying to keep your eyes open while reading from a boring biology book. It’s another thing seeing the biology makeup of actual bodies at REAL BODIES at Bally’s Las Vegas. Here you’ll get the science lesson you didn’t get in the classroom."
Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City
4.6 (838 ratings)4.5 (108 ratings)
Heritage railroad museum featuring rides aboard old-school trains along historic rail routes.
"The Nevada Southern Railroad Museum is a family-friendly museum dedicated to showcasing the history of the railroad system in Boulder City. Operated by the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the museum is set on the tracks that were laid down by the Union Pacific Railroad to service the Boulder Dam project and features a passenger platform, four operational diesel locomotives, three steam locomotives, and a variety of non-operational equipment that has been cosmetically refurbished for static display. Visitors can enjoy rides on wheelchair-accessible open-air cars or air-conditioned and heated Pullman coaches as well as model railroad displays and 7½" gauge trains on the weekends."
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used under CC BY-SA 2.0. If you were ever curious about the history of the famous US railroad that used to run through the entire country, transporting gold, animals, and people since 1827, there is no better place for you than Boulder City. Nevada State Railroad Museum offers a big collection of locomotives, train cars, and photographs."
Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art
4.4 (19 ratings)5 (7 ratings)
Exhibits by local, regional & international artists on second floor of a shopping & dining complex.
"What is a list of the best desserts in Las Vegas, without including a couple of places to grab cookies?. Cookies are the dessert for people who don’t want to commit to something bigger, or maybe don’t have the room in their belly!. Crumbl Cookies is one of the best central palces to grab cookies in Las Vegas, and it’s not just the normal cookies that will catch you attention here… It’s the ice cream and cookie sandwiches!"