The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is your downtown Las Vegas destination for a classic educational experience. From replicas to displays, the museum offers an in-depth look at a wide range of historical topics. This is the ideal location for families with children of all ages. The content here is both invigorating and enjoyable, with frequent changes and updates to exhibits. The following video showcases the museum facilities and displays:
Interested in mummies? Check out the museum's collection, Treasures of Egypt. Explore how architects unearthed some of Egypt's greatest artifacts. This section is filled with replicas, all of which were approved by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. If you want to look back even further than the pyramids, then the Engelstad Family Prehistoric Life Gallery might be more appealing. Get up close to the 35-foot long Tyrannosaurus Rex or examine the Ichthyosaur, a giant marine reptile that once swam in Nevada millions of years ago. If that's not enough to entice you, there are several other collections located throughout the museum, including a Marine Life Gallery (which includes live animals), African Rainforest exhibit, Geology Gallery, and more. All of these focus on a different part of the world and its history. This next video gives you an inside look into the work that the Natural History Museum does:
Since its opening on July 16, 1991, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum has continued to keep history alive with its unique collection of replicas and displays. With so much to see and choose from, every visit is different. There's more here than can be seen in a single visit, so be sure to plan ahead to see exactly what you're interested in.
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