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Clark County Heritage Museum

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Address: 1830 S Boulder Hwy, Henderson, NV 89002-8502
Phone Number:
+1 702-455-7955
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09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The museum is a 30-acre site that features a modern exhibit hall with a...

The museum is a 30-acre site that features a modern exhibit hall with a timeline exhibit about southern Nevada from pre-historic to modern times and a collection of restored historic buildings that depict daily life from different decades in Las Vegas, Boulder City, Henderson, and Goldfield.

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Great museum. Got a picture with the Beard of Knowledge!

This museum was a nice surprise for me and my wife. The displays are well made, the ghost town is great and the outdoor exhibits are great (the train is awesome). It´s all well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paul S
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Peru
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum was a nice surprise for me and my wife. The displays are well made, the ghost town is great and the outdoor exhibits are great (the train is awesome). It´s all well worth the time. The admission price is just $2 and oh yeah, just as we were leaving we crossed path with Mark Hall-Patton, museum administrator more... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you need a break from Las Vegas and all of the things that go with it, take a ride out to Henderson and take a look at the Clark County Museum. Entrance is two dollars and there is an exhibit hall with history of Las Vegas and the peoples of the Nevada desert. The exhibit also has lots of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in while my parents were visiting Las Vegas. Just a lazy afternoon in Henderson brought us to driving by and stopping in. I'm glad we stopped because there is a lot of cool history that I learned in our one hour visit. I've lived here 10 years and it is very cool to learn more about the history... More 

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Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for Vegas history. Ghosy town was neat. The kids and I really enjoyed the street with the houses and chapel. Nice afternoon for family for only 6 dollars.

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Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great value, my wife and I have visited a number of times since 2010. Always enjoy walking through the street of period houses from the 50's.

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Colchester
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was a delight....much more than expected. There is interest for all ages. I loved the out side self walking tour of all the buildings, and the inside very interesting. It is a snapshot in time of Clark County western heritage, and that is what I liked the best. There are many artifacts and the buildings which invite you... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price was right -$1.00 for seniors. It starts with an indoor museum describing the history of Las Vegas. Then out side they have moved in homes from different eras that you can tour. There is also a wedding chapel that was used up until the 70's. Nice change of pace from other Vegas attractions.

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Tucson, AZ
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Got there when they opened and spent some time at the out buildings first. They were nothing short of amazing. Well worth the time. Museum had small admission fee of $1 adults, and $2 seniors/children. Small but very interesting. Total visit including outbuildings took 1.5-2 hours. Loved the period houses the most. Definitely a must-do if you are in Vegas... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was surprised how much I enjoyed visiting the museum. I've lived here 30 years and didn't know it was 10 miles from my house until my friends came to town and wanted to go see it. Now I will take other people there.

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henderson, nv
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

As far as attractions go, this place is very inexpensive and well worth twice the price ($1-$2 pp). Easy access from Boulder Highway and convenient parking. Interesting street exhibit where you step back in time, visiting different houses and seeing how the residents may have lived. There are also cars, a travel trailer, a chapel and a print shop to... More 

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