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Las Vegas Natural History Museum

Las Vegas Natural History Museum Review

If your kids are into animals (or taxidermy), they'll love this museum, where every continent and geological age is represented. You're greeted by a 35-foot-tall roaring T-Rex in the dinosaur gallery that features Shonisaurus, Nevada's state fossil. From there, you can enjoy rooms full of sharks (including live ones, swimming in a 3,000-gallon reef tank), birds, cavemen, and scenes from the African savannah. Kids especially enjoy the various hands-on exhibits; the Young Scientist Center offers youngsters the opportunity to investigate fossils and animal tracks up close. After that, tour the Wild Nevada Gallery, where kids can see, smell, and even touch Nevada wildlife.

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  • Address: 900 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Downtown, Las Vegas, NV 89101 | Map It
  • Phone: 702/384–3466
  • Cost: $10, $5 children 3–11
  • Hours: Daily 9–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Downtown
Updated: 04-01-2013

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