Exploring The Neon Museum: A Journey Through Las Vegas\’ Glowing History


New Tours at The Neon Museum! Beginning January 1, 2024

Daytime Tour: Hidden In Plain Sight: The Neon Boneyard Collection You Might Have Missed

  • Overview: This unique daytime tour offers a chance to discover the often-overlooked signs of The Neon Museum\’s extensive collection. These hidden treasures of neon sign manufacturers, stored in areas known as boneyards, have their own fascinating stories. The arrangement in the Neon Boneyard intentionally mimics an active layout where signs are sometimes obscured by more prominent ones. However, each sign holds its own historical significance, reflecting the people and places that have shaped Las Vegas. This enlightening tour promises to shed new light on The Neon Museum\’s collection, offering a fresh perspective on the city\’s vibrant history.
  • Post-Tour Experience: Continue your exploration of the museum\’s Neon Boneyard collection at your own pace after the guided tour.

Evening Tours: History Brought to Light & Viva Las Vegas Movies

  • History. Brought to Light. The Stories of Las Vegas Past and Present: This evening tour delves into the rich tapestry of Las Vegas\’ history. From the times when nomadic Indigenous peoples traversed the Mojave Desert, to the city\’s early days as a railroad stop, and through the eras of Mob influence and segregation, this tour illuminates the evolution of Las Vegas into the world-renowned \”Entertainment Capital of the World.\”
  • Viva Las Vegas Movies! Exploring Las Vegas\’ Presence on The Big Screen (Starting February 1): Reconnect with Las Vegas\’ illustrious legacy in film through this unique tour. It explores the portrayal of Vegas in movies over time, using the signs in the Neon Boneyard as waypoints to discuss properties featured in various films. The tour encompasses a range of movies, from all-time classics and cult favorites to independent gems, providing a comprehensive look at Las Vegas\’ cinematic representation.

Additional Offerings:

  • The Neon Museum Full Glow: A combination package that includes museum admission, a guided tour of the Neon Boneyard, and the augmented reality experience \”Brilliant! Jackpot.\”
  • Daytime and Evening Admission Options: These include self-guided exploration of the Neon Boneyard, with optional guided tours available.
  • Evening Admission + Brilliant! Jackpot: This option offers a self-paced visit to the Neon Boneyard plus the augmented reality experience in the North Gallery.

Special Experiences:

  • Neon Night Flights Spectacular: In partnership with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, this experience includes a helicopter tour over Las Vegas\’ neon lights, followed by a guided tour of The Neon Museum and the \”Brilliant! Jackpot\” light show.
  • Photo Walks and Portrait Hours: These events provide unique opportunities for photography enthusiasts to capture the museum\’s collection.
  • Camera Policy: Personal-use photography is encouraged, but restrictions apply to professional equipment during regular visits. Special photo shoots and portrait hours are available.

The Neon Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Las Vegas\’ iconic signs. It offers a cashless experience and provides various tours and events to explore the city\’s neon history. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended due to frequent sell-outs.

For more information or to book your experience, visit The Neon Museum Las Vegas website or call customer service at (702) 387-6366.

770 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Las Vegas, NV 89101 | (702) 387-6366

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