Museums & Exhibitions
BODIES ... THE EXHIBITION—
Find out about your body’s internal systems as you examine more than 260 preserved organs and 13 whole-body specimens. Open from 10 am-10 pm daily; last admission at 9 pm. $34 adults; $31 children 4-12. www.bodiestickets.com. Luxor, 702.262.4000.
DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM—
The wonder of discovery is realized at this fun and educational museum, where kids of all ages can ascend the 12 levels of “The Summit” to explore electricity, energy, space and much more. M-Sa, 10 am-5 pm; Su, noon-5 pm. $14.50. Now open: “Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice.” www.discoverykidslv.org. At the Smith Center, 702.382.5437.
ELVIS: THE EXHIBITION—
Hundreds of artifacts never before displayed outside of Graceland that celebrate the life and legacy of Elvis Presley; items include Elvis’ high-school yearbooks, his first gold album, his 1957 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, jewelry and iconic stage wear from Elvis’ live performances, including the first outfit worn on stage for his first concert at the International Hotel in 1969. Daily, 10 am-10 pm.$22. www. westgatedestinations.com/nevada/las-vegas/westgate-lasvegas-hotel-casino/entertainment/elvis-exhibition. Westgate Las Vegas, 800.222.5361.
LAS VEGAS NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM—
Offers interactive and educational exhibits on prehistoric life, Egyptian treasures, the adaptation of mammals and African, marine and Nevada galleries. Daily from 9 am- 4 pm. $10 adults; $5 children 3-11. www. lvnhm.org. 900 Las Vegas Blvd. N., 702.384.3466.
MADAME TUSSAUDS LAS VEGAS—
Rub elbows with your favorite stars—among the Las Vegas lineup are Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Sandra Bullock, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Elvis. Open daily at 10 am. Call for pricing. www.madametussauds.com/lasvegas. The Venetian, 702.862.7800.
THE MOB MUSEUM—
Dedicated to the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement, with oneof-a-kind artifacts, exhibits on the legacy of the Mob and myths debunked and an in-depth look at mobsters in Sin City. Su-Th, 10 am-7 pm; F-Sa, until 8 pm. $21.95. www.themobmuseum.org. 300 Stewart Ave., 702.229.2734.
NATIONAL ATOMIC TESTING MUSEUM—
Photography and exhibits of post Cold-War era weaponry. “Area 51: Myth or Reality” reveals the myths of Groom Lake and allows you to make your own decision. $14; $20 with admission to the “Area 51” exhibit. M-Sa, 10 am-5 pm; Su, noon-5 pm. www. atomictestingmuseum.org. At the Desert Research Institute, 755 E. Flamingo Rd., 702.794.5161.
THE NEON MUSEUM—
Preserves Las Vegas’ rich history through one of its most iconic art forms: the neon sign. This two-acre, outdoor museum is home to more than 150 neon signs dating from the 1930s to present day. Guided day tours, $18; guided night tours, $25 (recommended for ages 12 & older). www.neonmuseum.org. 770 Las Vegas Blvd. N., 702.387.6366.
TITANIC: THE ARTIFACT EXHIBITION— Peruse through more than 300 personal effects of passengers on the ill-fated ship, and experience how the air felt that cold April night. Daily, 10 am-10 pm; last admission at 9 pm. $30 adults; $27 children 4-12. www.titanictix.com. Luxor, 702.262.4000.