Are you looking for something to do to get out of the house this summer? But aren’t sure what to do? Las Vegas is full of fun things to do, from a day at the park to checking out one of the local breweries. However, as the weather warms up and you don’t want to spend as much time in the heat, one of the best things to do is spend your afternoons at some of the local museums. It’s a perfect way to not only learn something new but can also help curb those feelings of being stuck at home.
Today we’ve compiled a list of some of the best museums in the Las Vegas area. And you’ll want to believe us when we say, you’re going to want to check out each one of these places. Don’t forget to check out the websites for updated information and current events happening before heading out. And while you’re here, be sure to check out Market Apartments to find your next dream apartment.
1) The Punk Rock Museum
This fairly new museum celebrates the 45+ years of punk rock and how it’s changed music, fashion, film, and popular culture. The Punk Rock Museum is a hands-on and unique rock experience that you’ll want to spend your day exploring. With the world’s most expansive display, you can spend the entire afternoon there without repeatedly seeing something. Though we recommend you stop in the guitar room where you can play the guitars and basses that were played by some of your favorite punk rock bands.
2) DISCOVERY Children’s Museum
At DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, children can come to play and explore through unique learning experiences. The museum has three floors packed with adventure and discovery. From the discovery lab where they offer hands-on experiences to help kids realize what they can do. To the summit is a 70-foot tower that ascends all three floors of the museum which offers both a physical and mental challenge to get through the course.
3) Zak Bagans’ The Haunted Museum
If you’re looking for a spine-chilling experience, then you need to look no further than Zak Bagans’ The Haunted Museum. This haunted building, rich in history, is an adventure full of creepy winding hallways and secret passages. All setting the stage for terrifying facts about paranormal pieces. There are hundreds of freaky possessions that you can get a peek at.
4) The Mob Museum
The Mob Museum is where you can find all the best stories about organized crime. They’ve worked tirelessly to get to the bottom of some of history’s most intriguing tales. This immersive experience has vivid storytelling to present the guests with facts, that show the ongoing power struggle between organized crime and law enforcement. One of the best parts about the museum is the hands-on exhibits that you won’t want to miss out on experiencing.
With so many great museums to choose from, it can be hard to choose which one is the best to visit. And while we’ve only chosen a handful of our favorites, there are plenty more you can go to throughout the season. What are some of your favorites to go to? Let us know in the comments what your favorite is.