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Your guide to the best Las Vegas attractions—galleries, tours and essential sights



Best museums in Las Vegas

Atomic Testing Museum

From the city that once trotted out atomic pin-up girls in mushroom-cloud swimsuits for cheesy publicity stills comes a one-of-a-kind insight into the Nevada Test Site, the US's principal on-continent nuclear weapons testing facility from 1951 to 1992. The story it

  1. 755 E Flamingo Road, (between Swenson Street & Paradise Road)
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Pinball Hall of Fame

For the most part, a pinball machine is just a pinball machine. To some folks, though, it's a kinetic monument to a simpler time when mindless entertainment didn't necessarily involve sex, hyper-violence or the pixelated undead, a perfectly designed blend of challenge,

  1. 3330 E Tropicana Avenue, at N Pecos Avenue
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Madame Tussaud's

The first US incarnation of London's all-conquering attraction contains more than 100 wax celebs in various settings and rendered with various degrees of accuracy (Johnny Depp good, Shaquille O'Neal less impressive). The comparatively small attraction tones down the

  1. Venetian, Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, between Sands Avenue & E Flamingo Road
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