Las Vegas has always been known as the great place for entertainment. So much so that it has earned the name of ‘sin city’ as well. People are always excited to visit the city in order to have unlimited fun and enjoyment. However, apart from being the great place for entertainment there is a dazzling array of museums in Las Vegas that represent the great historical and cultural heritage of not only Las Vegas, but other areas of the world as well. The artefacts are collected from a number of locations, and they date back to more than 500 years. So, a person could really enjoy their trip. Here is a list of some of the great museums in Las Vegas.
Bellagio Gallery Of Fine Art Museum
Bellagio Gallery Of Fine Arts is inarguably the best exhibition venue in Las Vegas. There are a number of exhibitions here of sculptures, paintings, other great works by most innovative and influential artists in the world. People are fortunate to find this spot that gives them a chance to see legendary works that are amassed from various countries in the world.
Clark County Museum
Clark County Museum provides a chance to the visitors to get a glimpse into the rich history of Southern Nevada. There is a great collection of homes here, which have been restored in order to recreate and represent lifestyles of people living in various periods of history. There are outdoor exhibits as well including Paiute Indian Camp, and a ghost town.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
This museum is basically a non-profit institution which has been set up with the aim of educating the families and children of various communities that exist around us at present. Moreover, it does have focus on representing the communities that existed in the past as well. The best part is that the exhibits are interactive. Moreover, educational programs are organised from time to time. The collections are well-preserved as well. So, it is a great work done by the curators as well as the administrators of the museum, since they are doing a commendable job in enhancing the understanding of the young generation about world’s ecosystems, wildlife, and cultures.
LIED Discovery Children’s Museum
There are a number of museums coming up now which are solely dedicated to children. This museum is a great example of excellent children museum, as there are a number of hands on exhibits here, which not only entertain children about arts, science, and humanities but also teach them at the same time. There is section where children pretend to perform various tasks like picking a job, depositing their savings in a bank, or buying groceries, etc. Moreover, there is a science tower as well along with a weather station. So, it is a great place to visit along with children.
Lost City Museum
This museum came into being with the strenuous efforts of National Park Service, who worked with the single-minded aim of exhibiting the artefacts that were excavated from ‘Pueblo Grande de Nevada.’ Currently, the museum is maintained by State Of Nevada.