The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum is located within the Venetian Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. It features rotating art exhibits from the valuable Guggenheim collection.
Visitors to the Guggenheim Museum receive a portable audio guide that is included with the price of admission. Tickets to the museum cost $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and residents of Nevada.
Discount coupons to the Guggenheim Museum can often be found at the hotel lobby of the Venetian. For additional hotel information you can visit the Venetian page at: Venetian Hotel or call ( 702)414-2440
The Marjorie Barrick Museum is located on the University of Las Vegas Campus and displays Native American artwork and pottery, Mexican art and decorative masks, traveling art exhibits, as well as a local desert reptiles display. Outside of the museum is a local plants garden that highlights some of the indigenous plant life.
Admission to the museum is free and is open Mon-Fri 8 a.m to 4:45 p.m and Sat from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The address to the Marjorie Barrick Museum is: 4505 Maryland Pkwy, phone: (702)895-3381
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a family friendly destination dedicated to educating children and families in the natural sciences of today and the past. The museum features many interactive exhibits, educational programs, and interesting collections. The Natural History Museum is a private non-profit organization that desires to create a deeper understanding and appreciation of the worlds wildlife and ecosystems. They also wish to demonstrate and explore human relationships with the environment.
There are numerous realistic displays in the Natural History Museum including galleries of Dinosaurs, Wildlife, Africa, Marine Life, Nevada.
Catch a glimpse of life like Dinosaurs in the Gallery Dinosaurs / Prehistoric Life Gallery. Children love the massive 35-foot long Tyrannosaurus rex that lowers its head and roars at them! Other popular attractions include a Triceratops, Ankylosaur, and a ferocious raptor. You can also find a gigantic marine reptile that swam in the waters of Nevada called an Ichthyosaur.
Marine Life Gallery
Painted in ocean blue colors, the visitors to the Marine Life Gallery can get a feel for what life is like underwater. Visitors can experience live sharks, stingrays, and eels that occupy the 3,000-gallon tank in this gallery. There are also numerous other colorful and amazing creatures occupying additional jewel tanks. Situated throughout the gallery are life-size recreations of various species of sharks and fish.
Visitors to the African Gallery can experience life on the Serengeti. The African Savanna display overlooks a peaceful watering hole on one side and a predator- prey relationship on the other. The African Rainforest display showcases some of the beautiful and diverse wildlife found in the African jungle. Pushing buttons located throughout the exhibits enable visitors to see and learn about the animals hidden amongst the trees and brush. The “Out of Africa” exhibit shows off three long extinct African primates: Australopithecus Afarensis, Homo Habilis, and Homo Erectus. The “Out of Africa” exhibit is the only one of its kind in the state of Nevada, offering a rare look into the history of primates.
The International Wildlife Room features world-class taxidermy specimens from North America, South America, the Middle East, and Africa. Explore family groups like bears, sheep, deer, dog, cats, and antelope.
Wild Nevada Gallery
The Wild Nevada Gallery features a large amount of animals indigenous to the Nevada area. It is themed after the beauty of the Mojave Desert. Visitors can find many different animals and plants including foxes, snakes, badgers, big horn sheep, burrowing creatures and many more. There’s a lot of chances for children to learn interactively by investigating exhibits with their ears, hands, and noses.
The MGM/Mirage Young Scientist Center gives children the chance to have a lot of fun in a hands-on interactive room. Young ones can dig for fossils, study animal tracks, observe a paleontology lab, and discover animal senses. This is a popular room for people of all ages.
Visit the Natural History Museum Website and get a 2 for 1 discount coupon.
Price of Admission
$6.00 Seniors, military, and students
$3.00 Children ages 3-11
FREE Children 2 and under, member
Open daily from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
(702) 384-5343 Fax
900 North Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Their cross-streets are Las Vegas Blvd. and Washington. The Museum is adjacent to Cashman Center.