City of Las Vegas Museum and
Rough Rider Memorial Collection
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The City of Las Vegas Museum is housed in the Historic Municipal Building, a 1940 Works Progress Administration project. The City of Las Vegas Museum has over 7,000 answers questions you haven't even asked yet. Explore the heritage of the Las Vegas area through objects, dating from as early as the 1300s. Most of the collection is from the mid 19th through the mid 20th century. Altogether, you will learn about the diverse backgrounds and lifestyles of settlers, and those who have have passed through the wildest town in the West.
The City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection engages visitors in the rich history of the Las Vegas area by collecting, preserving, and presenting objects and themes relating to the region’s unique heritage, to increase our understanding of the link between the past, present and future.
The Friends of the City of Las Vegas Museum support the Museum’s mission and goals through financial support of educational programs and community outreach projects.
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