The Mob Museum – Las Vegas’ Connection to Organized Crime.
Sin City’s ties to organized crime are an “open secret,” but the true connections have never been so well documented as they are at the Mob Museum. This recent downtown addition separates fact from fiction, and lays bare some of the more sordid events in our town’s history If you’re fascinated by folks like Al Capone and the underworld dealings of gangsters past and present, Downtown’s the Mob Museum, housed in a former courthouse that hosted part of the Kefauver hearings, is a must. The museum’s exhibits and artifacts (including the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Wall) detail the Mafia’s impact on Las Vegas and the rest of the country, as well as the steps law enforcement took to bring the dons down. Check the museum calendar for special speaker events, author talks and Mob-related parties at 300 Stewart Ave at N 3rd St open daily 10am–7pm; July, Aug: Mon–Thurs. Sun 10am–7pm; Fri, Sat 10am–9pm.