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 Nevada State Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 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.
The exhibition explores the beauty, artistry, and extravagance of Vegas' longest running Parisian cabaret show. Included in the exhibit are rarely seen photographs, artwork, documents, oral and video histories and spectacular stage costumes from the archives at the Las Vegas News Bureau, UNLV Libraries Special Collections and the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas. The unique exhibition interprets the legacy of the stage show via the personal narratives of those individuals who brought life to Las Vegas' Folies Bergère.
The exhibition will be on display at the Nevada State Museum through Jan. 15, 2017