Las Vegas is anything but boring and that is especially true when you are looking for a kids museum. These Las Vegas museums all kids to explore science, learn about Vegas history through neon artifacts, find out about atomic testing and even see some artifacts from the Titanic. Plan your exploration day today!
DISCOVERY Children’s Museum
Three-stories tall in stature, the DISCOVERY Children’s Museum 58,000-square-foot building is home to nine-themed exhibition halls totaling 26,000 square feet of interactive hands-on core exhibits. You'll find special activities for toddlers, a unique makerspace for kids of all ages and a 70-foot climbing tower.
The Neon Museum
Start your visit to Las Vegas with a stop at The Neon Museum and you’ll get all caught up on the city’s history through its retired neon signs. Knowledgeable guides tour guests through this this neon boneyard that includes signs from old casinos and other Las Vegas businesses while providing interesting facts about the area’s development into the tourist destination that it is today. You can visit the museum and tour the signs on your own until 4 p.m. daily or opt for the full experience of a one-hour guided tour in the evening.
770 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV
Clark County Museum
Travel back in time at this museum that features a modern exhibit hall with a timeline exhibit about southern Nevada from pre-historic to modern times and a collection of restored historic buildings that depict daily life from different decades in Las Vegas, Boulder City, Henderson and Goldfield.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Your little history buffs are in for a treat when you visit the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Luxor Hotel. This fully-immersive exhibit starts out by assigning you with the identity of one of the Titanic passengers. You can read about your person’s history and when they were sailing aboard this massive ship.
The exhibit takes you through all the different classes on the ship with information about how the first class dined and how those on third class had to share a communal bathtub. Actual artifacts including “The Big Piece” are on display with videos showing how they were removed from the ocean floor. Opt for the audio tour to get the full experience. Bonus, kids three and under are free.
The Luxor Hotel
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
National Atomic Testing Museum
The National Atomic Testing Museum is a national science, history and educational institution that tells the story of America’s nuclear weapons testing program at the Nevada Test Site. The Museum uses lessons of the past and present to better understand the extent and effect of nuclear testing on worldwide nuclear deterrence and geo-political history.
755 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV