The Neon museum in Las Vegas, Nevada was founded in 1996, this museum displays original and restored signs from popular businesses in Vegas. The signs are from casinos, motels, hotels and other business in Las Vegas. It is a fun and quirky museum to visit, artistically appealing, also tells the history associated with the signs. The museum has an outdoor exhibition space, a visitor center and an indoor gallery featuring many signs. Docent led guided tours of the gallery are available for tourists seven days a week, the museum is located in Las Vegas Boulevard North, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Things to Do
- The museum is a unique place to visit with an outdoor exhibition space known as Boneyard, it features 200 signs, 9 restored signs can be viewed as public art.
- The public art signs that can be viewed on self-guided tour include, lucky cuss motel, bow & arrow motel, the silver slipper, the golden nugget, and the Binion's horseshoe.
- Visitor center is housed in the La Concha motel lobby, the Neon boneyard gallery has many rescued signs, this gallery can be used for photo shoots.
- The guide will share stories and history of the development and growth of Las Vegas and the contribution of small businesses.
- Booking for tours is recommended in advance. Both day tours and night tours are available.
- The gift shop has interesting items to purchase like books, t shirts, accessories and gifts.
The Neon Museum Insider Tips
- Free parking is available.
- Need to wear sunscreen and closed toed shoes.