The Nevada State Museum is a unique part of the overall Springs Preserve experience. Through expansive historic collections, the museum works to advance the understanding of the history, pre-history and natural history of Nevada, emphasizing Southern Nevada and its relationship with surrounding areas.
Housed in a beautiful, 70,000-square-foot building, the facility features a 13,000-square-foot exhibit gallery that stands as the museum centerpiece, allowing visitors to:
The "Vegas Style" exhibit offers a glimpse of the trendsetting Las Vegas fashions of the 1960s and '70s. Curated by UNLV public history students, the collection includes beaded gowns, fringed Helldorado Day apparel, and showgirl outfits.
The exhibit also features 60 Las Vegas News Bureau photos of Las Vegas celebrities performing in their outfits including Penn & Teller, Shecky Greene and members of The Rat Pack—Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra.
This exhibit is on display through May 31, 2013 and is included with the cost of general admission.
The Nevada State Museum is open Friday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission to the Museum is included with paid general admission to the Springs Preserve, and is free for Preserve members. Children under 18 receive free entry to the museum; however, regular child's admission applies to visit the Preserve.
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