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Jul. 1, 2014 - The Mob Museum is a world-class destination in downtown Las Vegas dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement.
The museum offers a sophisticated narrative of 20th century history, told through the lens of the diverse effects of organized crime on American life and the multifaceted law enforcement efforts to eliminate its criminal activities and influences. The museum’s dynamic and challenging exhibits, as well as its public programs, address a vast array of economic, political, social and cultural issues, engaging everyone from student groups to individuals who actually have participated on either side of the law.
The museum has more than 600 artifacts, the largest collection of mob and related law enforcement memorabilia under one roof. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine, “Las Vegas’ Best New Attractions for 2012” by Travel + Leisure magazine, “9 Reasons to Visit Las Vegas” by CNNgo, a finalist for the “Best Wider World Project Award,” by the British Guild of Travel Writers, and “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine and the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Admission is $19.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers.
Offer for UNLV Alumni
UNLV alumni receive 20 percent off value memberships at The Mob Museum, including individual, dual, and family memberships. As a member of the museum, you’ll receive FREE admission for an entire year, invitations to members only events, plus other discounts and offers.
To purchase, use the code UNLV20 online or in person at the museum box office. Offer expires December 31, 2014. Visit the museum’s website for further details.
300 Stewart Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101 | Map
For more information, please contact Samantha Oliveri, membership manager, at 702-229-2734 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Events At The Museum
- Aug. 7 - Hot Havana Nights
A festive evening inspired by glamorous Havana resorts, Cuba's pre-revolution stint as America's playground.
- Aug. 14 - Willie Martello's El Rey Club
Andy Martello - author of “The King of Casinos,” the story of Willie Martello’s El Rey Club – will share how mob jealousies and connections tried to influence operations in the Searchlight Club.
- Oct. 9 - The Strike Force's Battle with Organized Crime
Donna Congeni Fitzsimmons, attorney at the Justice Department's Organized Crime Strike Force, will discuss the case against former Cleveland mafia boss Angelo Lonardo and how he became the highest-ranking made member to turn government witness at that time.
- Jan. 8, 2015 - The Las Vegas Years of Howards Hughes
Geoff Schumacher, author of “Howard Hughes: Power, Paranoia & Palace Intrigue” and director of content development for The Mob Museum, separates fact from fiction in telling the amazing story of the reclusive billionaire’s Las Vegas years.