Things to do in Las Vegas
Sep 4, 2013 - The Mob Museum of Las Vegas
It is a given that when visiting Las Vegas, visiting its countless casinos and entertainment outlets is a must. There are, suffice to say, many art galleries and well-maintained landmarks in Las Vegas that one can visit with a charter bus, coach charter, shuttle bus, passenger luxury vehicle but to make a pit stop at The Mod Museum is quite an experience. For once, you are given the chance to look into the life of the mob business of yesteryears. Yes, we have visited museums that feature historical figures and persons but wouldn’t it pick at your curiosity to know more about the life of a person involved in the mob? I am sure you will find it incredibly mind-blowing to know that mobs are people too. They live their life the way they lived it for a very good reason...and here is your chance to find out why during your bus rental Las Vegas trip.
The Mob Museum is located at 300 Stewart Avenue in Las Vegas and was at first built as a non-profit organization which features many interactive exhibits to introduce you to a history of organized crime and of course, law enforcement that dealt with them. The museum’s aim is to give people a very fair view into what went on back in the days when organized crime was the norm. It has really shaped Las Vegas into what it is today and not only did it shape Las Vegas, some would go as far as to say that the mob activities in the United States shaped many other parts of the world as well.
The cost of construction for The Mob Museum was reportedly forty two million and once it was built, the organizers went on to provide visitors with an engaging, entertaining and educational experience whenever they visited the museum. Sometimes, the information can be thought-provoking, causing bus rental Las Vegas visitors to think about the reasons behind the happenings.
The Mob Museum is surely in a class of its own and was designed by a world-class team of people known to have designed successful museums in other parts of the country and was funded by local, state and federal grants. This self-sustaining museum is touted to have engaged audiences about social issues like choices and consequence and other crime-related topics.
In all honestly, if you are interested in history and culture, visiting The Mob Museum is an absolutely MUST. It details the mob’s history from the time Italians made their way to the country to the turn of the last century when crime was at its highest.