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The Springs Preserve is the premier place in Las Vegas to explore the valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, a botanical garden, hiking, trails, and live animal shows. Learn more about us!

Crack a Geode

Kids holding geode and hammer

Daily in July

Choose it, smash it, keep it! Get crackin' at our Nature Exchange and break open your own geode to discover the treasure inside. We've got the tools—you supply the muscles.

Feature Film

Colorful skies of the aurora borealis

Aurora: Fire in the Sky

Take a cultural and scientific look at the northern lights in Aurora: Fire in the Sky, a documentary about the myths and facts of this natural wonder. Weekends in July.

Summer-Fun Camps

Ad for Summer-Fun Camps

Weekly through Aug. 26

Dinos, aliens, movie magic, time travel, knights, and more! Choose from 12 awesome adventures at Summer-Fun Camps. There's a new theme every week!

Named "Best Place to Take the Kids in Southern Nevada" by Nevada Magazine and
"Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests" by the Las Vegas Review-Journal

System Maintenance

Some features of our website, including ticketing, may be unavailable during system maintenance on Saturday, July 30, from 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Visit the Springs Preserve

333 S. Valley View Blvd. at US 95
Preserve open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Nevada State Museum open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Support the Preserve

Love the Springs Preserve? Get year-round access to all museums by becoming a member, donate to help support our programs, our enrich guests' experience by volunteering.