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Gangster Museum of America

510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Nice Look at History in Hot Springs

We learned some interesting information about gangsters in Hot Springs. They were prominent figures... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Benton, Arkansas
via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the Gangster Museum. Great displays and the speaker was knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teresa O
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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510 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3597
+1 501-318-1717
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned some interesting information about gangsters in Hot Springs. They were prominent figures here at one time. Celebrities would visit also. People came from all over for the healing waters including several baseball players. The little town has seen many changes between floods, fires...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the Gangster Museum. Great displays and the speaker was knowledgeable and well spoken. He appeared to love the subject which made his insights even more interesting. Well worth the admission price. We did not feel rushed. As we are seniors we appreciated...More

Thank Teresa O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! I had no clue about all the casino and gangster activity that was going on in Hot Springs. Great tour with great staff. Very informative and was able to answer all our questions. If gangsters onthe past intrigue you then this is a must...More

Thank BrianM72103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mom and dad, why is this a place we're visiting? What's a Bathhouse? This tour is fun, informative, and provides a solid background to the rise and fall of the town, crime, famous people, and business & politics.

Thank BatchFam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this tour! The tour guide was great very informative. The museum had some areas under construction but you wouldn't even be able to tell unless it was being pointed out. We never felt rushed ever! After the tour the tour guide actually told...More

Thank E C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Several reviews comment on visitors being rushed. Management has dealt with this by allowing patrons to browse the museum's attractions at your leisure- cameras welcome! The museum is a work in progress, with improvements on the way, but history buffs will find it fascinating! We...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

They only allow guided tours - which the tour guide is awesome - he really looks the part. The actual rooms are fun and different, but you watch a video in each room. As soon as the video is over you are taken to the...More

1  Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The museum shares information about the history of Hot Springs through narrated videos about some of the well-known gangsters that controlled Hot Springs. The videos were interesting and not too long but we were rushed from room to room (a different video for each room)...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My boyfriend and I decided to learn a bit of the old history of hot springs. This was very interesting to learn about the gangsters of hot springs. Everyone should check it out once.

Thank Martha N
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our kids were excited to visit the museum based on reviews they read...BUT the reviews must have been from the owner or long long ago. It was VERY expensive for what was actually delivered. A group of people ushered from room to room to watch...More

Thank shtoreed
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Diane C
21 April 2017|
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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