Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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The dinosaur exhibit at the museum

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a private, nonprofit natural history museum that is located in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. [1] [2] The exhibits focus on various subjects, from dinosaurs, marine life, as well as an Egyptian exhibit that opened in February 2010, focusing on the life of Tutankhamun. [3]

The Museum opened on July 16, 1991, and is located on Las Vegas Boulevard across from the Las Vegas Library, as part of the downtown area known as the Cultural Corridor. It is approximately one mile north of the Fremont Street Experience.


  • Treasures of Egypt (The former "King Tut" exhibit donated by The Luxor Hotel and Casino)
  • Las Vegas Founders' African Gallery [4]
  • Englestad Family Prehistoric Life Gallery [4]
  • International Wildlife Gallery [4]
  • Marine Life Gallery [4]
  • E. L. Weigand Foundation Wild Nevada Gallery [2] [5]
  • Geology Gallery
  • Young Scientist Center


  1. ^ "Las Vegas Natural History Museum". Las Vegas Natural History Museum. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
  2. ^ a b "Las Vegas Natural History Museum". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  3. ^ "Las Vegas Natural History Museum". Retrieved 2009-03-29.
  4. ^ a b c d "Las Vegas Natural History Museum". Nevada Commission on Tourism. Archived from the original on 2009-12-06. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
  5. ^ "Las Vegas Natural History Museum". Fodor's Travel. Retrieved 2009-03-29.

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Latitude and Longitude:

36°10′48″N 115°08′02″W / 36.1799°N 115.1339°W / 36.1799; -115.1339