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Gangster Museum of America

510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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My husband loved it

It is a guided tour at certain times. Some seating but if a lot of people would require standing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa B
Try not to get whacked!

I very much enjoyed learning about Hot Springs' crazy history. There's a lot of great information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirk M
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510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a guided tour at certain times. Some seating but if a lot of people would require standing. Move from room to room. Videos and lots of pictures. Learned a lot about the area.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I very much enjoyed learning about Hot Springs' crazy history. There's a lot of great information on this tour that lasts about an hour and a half. The only reason I don't give it 5 stars is because I would like to see more genuine...More

Thank Kirk M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This does offer a great deal of history of gangsters associated with Hot Springs but it also gave a nice overview of the area in general. Our tour guide was obviously quite knowledgeable of the subject and the short videos enhanced his presentation.

Thank karib94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hot Springs was a safe haven for the Mob. You can name just about any gangster and they were here in Hot Springs. Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Buggies Seagle, and our very own mobster Owney Madden who owned the Cotton Club and the Stork Club...More

2  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Gangster museum was informative. Pleasant people to answer questions for you. A must see for folks interested in Gangster history.

Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Small but informative. Minimal displays. Gentleman was very friendly and fun. Tour is guided, when we had a particular chatty person in group, we decided to go ahead, and self tour. The woman at the front desk came and asked if she could help us,...More

2  Thank MRSbrown17
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I've been to Hot Springs several times and had heard of the gangster connection but not in detail. Very interesting Museum that will enlighten you on the gambling and gangster involvement in Hot Springs in the 1930-60's. Well worth the hour that the tour takes.

Thank 757pattyl
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Not worth the expense. Cost $15 to watch a bunch of videos and limited time to look at the artifacts.

1  Thank danyele1987
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It was fun and worth doing. Only took about an hour had some good, fun memorabilia. I found that we were a bit rushed from room to room, though. Much of what they had, there wasn't time to read about and adsorb. The guide was...More

Thank Cia1964
Reviewed 30 July 2017

What an incredible history this town has! We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the gangster museum. There are multiple rooms, each with an educational video and many many displays. The tour guide will take you through the rooms, and will provide even more information on...More

Thank Michelle T
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Diane C
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Response from Vickie S | Reviewed this property |
The older man was very knowledgeable and very friendly. I do not remember his name.
Keri W
14 March 2017|
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Response from Aaron W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!!!! Very educational as well!
Sarah W
24 February 2017|
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Response from LoriLogic | Reviewed this property |
We waited for the tour guide and it lasted about an hour and a half..but you can leave early if you need to or you can just go through the place on your own..but you will never get the info from a self guided tour as you do... More