The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas offers an interactive visitor experience that interprets the history of Nevada dating back millions of years to the present. Across a 13,000 square-foot permanent gallery visitors hear how geology shaped the Great Basin, learn about the plant and animals that inhabit our great state, and see Nevada’s state fossil the ichthyosaur. Hear the story of Native Americans, pioneers, early settlers, miners, railroaders, ranchers and entrepreneurs. Learn about the Hoover Dam, the atomic era and the rise of Las Vegas as the resort capital of the world.
JUNE 24 – DECEMBER 31, 2023
Discover the life and legacy of Las Vegas icon, Liberace! Liberace: Real and Beyond features rarely-seen costumes, religious items … Read More
We selected three dresses, and some accessories, that epitomize the eras in which they were made and worn. Although fashions have changed from the … Read More
Barbara Gates at Helldorado (bottom row, 4th from right)
In 1944, Barbara Gates (1916-1980) of Las Vegas, NV enlisted in the Women’s Army Corp (WAC). … Read More